With these new revelations in the Scalise Saga one has to wonder: What is Rep. Cedric Richmond doing right now? Richmond acknowledged in an interview last week that he’s gotten grief in his district on his support of Scalise. What’s below would provide one of only 24,829 reasons why:
Scott Wong in The Hill: The minutes from a 1996 Louisiana House committee meeting show the efforts that then-state Rep. Steve Scalise took to water down — and try to kill — a resolution apologizing for the role slavery played in the state’s history.
The minutes, obtained by The Hill, say the Louisiana Republican “took exception to being asked to apologize for something the present generation had no part in.” The notes also say that, as a “voice for government, he opposes speaking on behalf of his constituents in such a way.” Read entire in THE HILL.