Watch: Protesters Demand Ralph Northam Resign Outside Virginia Governor’s Mansion

Breitbart | 2/5/2019 | Staff
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Dozens of protesters on Monday once again descended on Virginia’s Executive Mansion to call for Gov. Ralph Northam (D-VA) to resign following the resurfacing of a racist photo in his medical yearbook.

According to Fredericksburg.com, roughly 100 protesters demonstrated on the north side of the Richmond mansion, nearby the Patrick Henry Building, calling on the Northam to exit his post over a photo showing the embattled Virginia Democrat and another individual in blackface and a Ku Klux Klan robe and hat. Leading Republicans and Democrats, including several presidential candidates such as Sens. Kamala Harris (D-CA), Cory Booker (D-NJ), and Elizbeth Warren (D-NJ), have also called for his ouster.

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The protesters were armed with signs that read “You broke it Ralph,” and “Betrayed by Gov. Northam.”

At once point during the protest, the crowd chanted, “Ralph resign!”

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“We have a leader that’s not listening to us,” protester Tracey Cortder told WTVR. “We have a leader that thinks their personal ambitions is more important than the good of the state.”

“I think back to 1984. I was five. At five years old I knew that was wrong,” another protester told the outlet. “He was a grown man in medical school, so yeah. That’s not someone I want representing us.”

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