Rep. Byron Donalds (R-FL) told Breitbart News editor-in-chief Alex Marlow on Sunday that Democrats are showing “complete disrespect” to black Americans who suffered under Jim Crow laws when they try to compare events in American history to policies today.
The congressman spoke to Breitbart News on Sunday at Turning Point USA’s annual Student Action Summit in Tampa, Florida.
In response to Marlow’s question asking if he believes Jim Crow laws and slavery are being downplayed by the left “suggesting that the plight that people went through during those much worse times in American history is the same as people who want voter ID at the polls,” Donalds said, “It absolutely does.”
“It not only cheapens it, it actually is a complete disrespect to all the black people in our country who were victimized, brutalized, because of Jim Crow laws,” the congressman added. “It is a complete disrespect.” Watch the full interview here: […]
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