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Source: The Guradian

Trevor Noah: Ralph Northam is the 'Michael Scott of politics'

Wednesday 14:30 GMT

Northam is the “the Michael Scott of politics” – a reference to Steve Carrell’s well-intentioned yet chronically cringe-y character from The Office – and he continued to land in hot water; in the King interview, Northam referred to slaves brought to Virginia in 1619 as “indentured servants”. “That’s a nice way to say slavery”, Noah said.

Virginia governor Ralph Northam embarked on an apology tour over the weekend, a week after a yearbook photo with blackface and a Ku Klux Klan costume brought calls for his resignation.

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Source: Fox News

Rahm Emanuel warns Dems not to 'mimic' Trump’s politics, says Virginia's Northam shouldn't resign

Sunday 06:03 GMT

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel doesn’t agree with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that if President Trump can declare a national emergency to bypass Congress in order to secure funding for his long-promised border wall, a Democratic president can do the same for guns.

The two-term mayor was then asked his thoughts on embattled Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam of Virginia, who has resisted calls to resign over his 1984 medical school yearbook page that featured one person in Ku Klux Klan garb and another in blackface.


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