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White Texas Dem official who called GOP Sen. Tim Scott ‘oreo' resigns

12 days ago   |   By New York Post

The head of the Democratic Party in a Texas county resigned Tuesday, days after he described Sen. Tim Scott as an “oreo,” leading to an outcry among Republicans. Now-former Lamar County Democratic Party chairman Gary O'Connor, who is white, told the Washington Examiner in a statement that he was “deeply and sincerely sorry” for...
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Texas Dem party leader resigns after facing backlash for referring to Republican Tim Scott as an ‘Oreo'

Texas Dem party leader resigns after facing backlash for referring to Republican Tim Scott as an ‘Oreo'

12 days ago   |   By RT

A Democrat official out of Texas, Gary O'Connor, has resigned after referring to black Sen. Tim Scott as an “Oreo” in response to his rebuttal to Joe Biden's address to Congress.
O'Connor, the Democratic Party chairman in Lamar County, Texas, admitted in a public statement on Tuesday to using a “racist term” and said he'd “embarrassed” himself and his political party.
“I am deeply and sincerely sorry for my inappropriate and hurtful use of racist term I used to describe Sen. Tim Scott on my personal Facebook page. It was insensitive, and I have embarrassed myself and my party by its use,”...
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Texas Democrat Resigns After Calling Sen. Tim Scott An ‘Oreo'

Texas Democrat Resigns After Calling Sen. Tim Scott An ‘Oreo'

12 days ago   |   By Forbes

Scott faced an onslaught of racial slurs online after he delivered the rebuttal to Biden's joint address to Congress last week.
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