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Walmart Wants Candidate To Return Contribution

  • Politico, Wednesday, November 21, 2018 8:28 AM



Walmart, Union Pacific and Boston Scientific have all asked Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith to return their campaign contributions after the Mississippi Republican came under fire for a racial slur. Hyde-Smith praised a supporter by saying, "If he invited me to a public hanging, I'd be on the front row." The politician said the statement was made in jest and denied any racial connotation, according to Politico. Walmart gave $2,000 to the senator.



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