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Republican congressman: My black dad taught me how to handle white supremacist rhetoric

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Republican congressman: My black dad taught me how to handle white supremacist rhetoric

USA TODAY - Will Hurd

As a salesman in Texas, my father was insulted countless times. I carry his experiences with me when I walk onto the floor of the U.S. House. It is unbelievable the number of times over the past few months that an event or statement has required me to remind people that racism, bigotry, …

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