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August 30, 2018 Press Releases

Danny Tarkanian Runs Racist Facebook Group


by Nevada Democrats

As reported in the Nevada Current today, Danny Tarkanian is a “moderator” of a racist, sexist, homophobic and bigoted Facebook group, which can be found here.

The group’s administrator and leader, Mike Michaels, has endorsed Danny’s campaign and often solicits support for Danny from the group’s members. Michaels regularly adds xenophobic and racist posts to the group.

Danny has a history of making racially-insensitive comments, including the time he suggested that he would “pretend we’re black and maybe try to get some votes.”

Nevada State Democratic Party spokesperson Michael Soneff released the following statement:

“Danny Tarkanian is a leader of this racist Facebook group and has attempted to recruit its members to his campaign. Danny has a well-documented history of extremist positions, and his leadership of this racist group is yet more evidence of his views. There is no excuse for this sort of hatred, and it doesn’t belong in Congress.”

Background on Danny Tarkanian’s Scandals:

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