Black South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott Reads Hate Mail For Supporting Donald Trump

South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott read the hate mail he has received for supporting President Trump’s attorney general nominee Jeff Sessions on the Senate floor Wednesday evening.


Tim Scott (Getty Images)

Tim Scott (Getty Images)

“If you sign up to be a black conservative, the chances are very high you will be attacked,” the South Carolina Republican stated. “It comes with the territory, and I’ve had it for 20 years, two decades, but my friends and my staff, they’re not used to the level of animus that comes in from the liberal left that suggests that I somehow are not helpful to the cause of liberal America and therefore I am not helpful to black America.”



“I left out all the ones that used the n-word,” Scott told his peers. “I just felt like that would not be appropriate.”



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