Republican Rep. Mike Kelly of Pennsylvania warned his fellow lawmakers not to discuss racism against black people in the United States of America.
Kelly issued his demand for censorship a few days after he tried to censor a black congresswoman, Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters of California, from discussing how auto sales companies sometimes discriminate against black customers.
Kelly and other white Republicans removed protections against auto lending discrimination put in place under President Barack Obama.
Kelly, owns three auto dealerships, told Fox News how this topic should never be spoken of in Congress:
We have seen the economy take off. I just think that if you come to the floor and there are 60 minutes to debate. 30 minutes on each side.
But as I was sitting there, I had 30 minutes of Democrats coming down and talking about how bad automobile people are because they discriminate against nonwhite buyers. I said that’s not America. We don’t talk about those things.
Kelly claimed that talk about existing racism was actually “hate’:
We are a people of diversity, but we come together to make America great again. When I’ve seen what President Trump has done and you come in this area you can see it. It is so uplifting. Look at this, you say “if your only platform is hate and resistance and not about bringing the country together again.”
Kelly insisted that racism could not be uttered because automobile people are such good people:
I mean, listen — we are still the United States of America, not Divided States of America, and if we can’t talk better than what happened on the floor the other day.
I was disappointed and the Democrats that came down, every single person demagoguing and talking about how bad automobile people are. It’s just not true.
(Source: Fox News via YouTube)
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