GOP Rep. Paul Gosar Claims To Oppose “White Racism” Hours After Speaking At White Supremacist Conference

The Washington Post reports:

Rep. Paul A. Gosar (R-Ariz.) said Saturday that he opposed “white racism,” hours after speaking at a far-right conference whose organizer spoke approvingly of the Capitol insurrection while delivering a white-nationalist speech. “I want to tell you, I denounce . . . white racism,” Gosar said during a panel at the Conservative Political Action Conference. “That’s not appropriate.”

He said later that he was referring to Friday night’s America First Conference, organized by 22-year-old online commentator Nick Fuentes, who rallied rioters outside the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. Fuentes accused mainstream pro-Trump Republicans of betraying the former president’s agenda and said America needed to protect its “White demographic core.” He ridiculed Gosar’s congressional colleagues and mocked the paralysis of Rep. Madison Cawthorn.

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