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Black GOP lawmaker shuts down 'enraged' protester calling him 'racist' during pro-Trump speech

Posted on AllSides January 16th, 2024
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Rep. Wesley Hunt, R-Texas, mixed it up with a heckler while campaigning for former President Trump in Iowa on Monday after the audience member began shouting at him and accusing Trump of being "racist."

"Tonight, at the Timberline Caucus, as I spoke on behalf of President Trump an enraged man attempted to stop my speech," Hunt posted on X on Monday night from Iowa. "He shouted Trump was ‘racist.’  You know, the same tired trope we’ve heard over and over again.  

"But on this day, of all days, Martin Luther King Day,...

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