'Bigotry Has No Place in Society': GOP Pulls Support from N.J. Congressional Nominee

Election | 7/9/2018 | Bridget Johnson
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The National Republican Congressional Committee pulled its support for a New Jersey attorney, radio host and pundit who posted an article calling African-Americans "a threat to all who cross their paths."

Seth Grossman won the GOP nomination in the June 5 primary for the 2nd Congressional District seat vacated by retiring Rep. Frank LoBiondo (R-N.J.). The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is targeting the seat for a red-to-blue switch, and the party nominated state Sen. Jeff Van Drew to face Grossman in November.

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But now, the NRCC wants Grossman to drop out.

"Bigotry has no place in society -- let alone the U.S. House of Representatives," NRCC Chairman (R-Ohio) said in a statement. "The NRCC withdraws our support of Seth Grossman and calls on him to reconsider his candidacy. The people of New Jersey's 2nd District deserve an inclusive Republican candidate who will be a trusted conservative voice in Congress."

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Last month it was reported that Grossman, who called diversity "a bunch of **** and un-American," at a GOP forum this spring, used his Facebook page to slam Islam, HIV-positive gays, Black History Month, and Kwanzaa, which he called "a phony holiday invented in 1960's by black racists to weaken and divide Americans during a Christmas season of joy and good will." The former Atlantic City councilman defended to CNN his "provocative statements for the purpose of provoking interest and open discussion on vitally important...
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