Sen. Tim Kaine says Trump's 'go back' tweets violate federal anti-discrimination law

MSN | 7/16/2019 | Nicholas Wu
crazycool12crazycool12 (Posted by) Level 4
Click For Photo:

© Provided by USA TODAY, a division of Gannett Satellite Information Network, Inc.

WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., and Twitter users made the case that President Donald Trump's racist tweets telling four progressive Democratic lawmakers to "go back" to other countries violated federal anti-discrimination law.

EEOC - Back - Form - Discrimination - Rights

"The EEOC cites 'go back to where you came from' as a classic form of discrimination that violates civil rights," wrote Kaine. "The President’s bigoted words are so contrary to who we are as a country that we literally have laws against them."

Kaine tweeted the message along with a section of guidance on the relevant section of federal law from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency regulating anti-discrimination workplace laws.

House - Republicans

More: The 4 House Republicans who voted with...
(Excerpt) Read more at: MSN
Wake Up To Breaking News!
You've go to put up with Free Speech to have Free Speech!
Sign In or Register to comment.

Welcome to Long Room!

Where The World Finds Its News!