GOP Congressman Unsure LGBT Workplace Discrimination Even Exists

AP

Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-ND) said on Tuesday he is skeptical workplace discrimination against lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender people exists.

“I’m not even sure that this is a problem,” Cramer told Bismarck, N.D. television station KFYR.

“I have to be honest, I don’t get many, if any — I don’t know that I’ve ever received a phone call in my office from somebody that says they’ve been discriminated against based on their sexual orientation,” he said.

Cramer said he believes companies should be allowed to establish their own policies on the matter and the recent effort, according to the TV station.

Cramer was responding to news Monday that the President plans to sign an executive order banning federal contractors from workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

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h/t Huffington Post

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