Republican Nebraska State Senator: GOP Is ‘Enabling White Supremacy’

State capitol building in Lincoln Nebraska on a sunny spring day and emphasizing the building’s tall central tower and dome, Lincoln, the capital city of Nebraska, is located in the southeastern part of the state al... State capitol building in Lincoln Nebraska on a sunny spring day and emphasizing the building’s tall central tower and dome, Lincoln, the capital city of Nebraska, is located in the southeastern part of the state along Interstate-80. The state legislature in Nebraska is the only unicameral legislature among all of the states. (Photo by: Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) MORE LESS
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August 5, 2019 8:15 a.m.

Nebraska state Sen. John McCollister (R) tweeted out a warning Sunday that his party is “enabling white supremacy” and that he “refuses to be someone who said nothing.”

According to the Omaha World-Herald, McCollister has bucked his party before, introducing bills to expand Medicaid coverage and food stamp eligibility and asking the Attorney General to cease an effort to end DACA.

Correction: This post originally referred to McCollister as a state representative. 

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