Trump judicial nominee pulled at last minute over ‘racially insensitive writings’

Trump judicial nominee pulled at last minute over ‘racially insensitive writings’Moments before a Senate vote on his confirmation to the US Circuit Court, one of Donald Trump’s nominees reportedly had his candidacy withdrawn by the White House after concerns were raised about his racially insensitive writings. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced that he was pulling Ryan Bounds’ nomination as an assistant US district attorney for Oregon, to the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals. It came after South Carolina Republican Senator Tim Scott raised concerns over some of Mr Bounds’ writings as a undergraduate at Stanford University, CNN reported.


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Roseanne went on a vitriolic and racially charged Twitter rampage. Now she's apologizing.

  1. Roseanne went on a vitriolic and racially charged Twitter rampage. Now she’s apologizing.  Washington Post
  2. Roseanne Barr Starts Storm With Offensive Twitter Post About Ex-Obama Adviser  New York Times
  3. Roseanne Barr trashed for racist tweet about Valerie Jarrett, post claiming George Soros is a Nazi  New York Daily News
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Roseanne Barr apologizes for racially-charged tweets targeting former Obama adviser

  1. Roseanne Barr apologizes for racially-charged tweets targeting former Obama adviser  USA TODAY
  2. Roseanne Barr trashed for racist tweet about Valerie Jarrett, post claiming George Soros is a Nazi  New York Daily News
  3. Roseanne apologizes to Valerie Jarrett after Twitter rant, swears off Twitter  CNNMoney
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'Not a racially motivated issue': NC mayor defends violent arrest of black man at Waffle House

  1. ‘Not a racially motivated issue’: NC mayor defends violent arrest of black man at Waffle House  Washington Post
  2. Black man choked, slammed against wall by officer at Waffle House, video shows  ABC News
  3. North Carolina Officer Recorded Choking, Slamming Black Man Outside Waffle House  Yahoo News
  4. Outrage as video shows police officer choking black man in tuxedo at Waffle House  NBCNews.com
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Sabotage? Josh Allen's racially insensitive tweets from years ago emerge hours before NFL Draft

  1. Sabotage? Josh Allen’s racially insensitive tweets from years ago emerge hours before NFL Draft  CBSSports.com
  2. Josh Allen deleted a handful of racist tweets from high school  SB Nation
  3. Mike Ditka: NFL teams knew about Josh Allen’s character before offensive tweets  USA TODAY
  4. Inaccuracy talk bugs Josh Allen  NBCSports.com
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'Overwatch' pro suspended for 'racially disparaging' emote

  1. ‘Overwatch’ pro suspended for ‘racially disparaging’ emote  Engadget
  2. Overwatch League suspends xQc again, this time for ‘racially disparaging’ emotes  PC Gamer
  3. The Overwatch League keeps having to punish players for toxic behavior  The Verge
  4. apology – TwitLonger — When you talk too much for Twitter  TwitLonger — When you talk too much for Twitter
  5. A Quick Roundup Of The Overwatch League’s Latest Punishments  Kotaku
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Jemele Hill denies that Chris Berman made 'racially disparaging remarks' in voice mail to her

  1. Jemele Hill denies that Chris Berman made ‘racially disparaging remarks’ in voice mail to her  Washington Post
  2. ESPN’s Jemele Hill denies Chris Berman left ‘racially disparaging’ voicemail  USA TODAY
  3. ESPN hosts watched porn at work, kept ‘scoreboards’ of women targeted for sex, ex-anchor’s lawsuit claims  Fox News
  4. At ESPN, the problems for women run deep  The Boston Globe
  5. Breaking Down Adrienne Lawrence’s Lawsuit Against ESPN and the Company’s Possible Defenses  Sports Illustrated
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Jemele Hill: Chris Berman 'Never Left Any Racially Disparaging Remarks On My Voicemail'

Jemele Hill: Chris Berman 'Never Left Any Racially Disparaging Remarks On My Voicemail'“Chris never left any racially disparaging remarks on my voicemail and our conflict was handled swiftly and with the utmost professionalism,” Hill wrote on Twitter Monday night. The voicemail allegations surfaced Monday when former ESPN host Adrienne Lawrence filed a discrimination lawsuit against the network claiming “SportsCenter” anchor John Buccigross sexually harassed her.


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