(WASHINGTON TIMES) — Louisiana Congressman and Republican Majority Whip Steve Scalise may have just seen the meteoric rise of his political career come to an abrupt end.
On Monday, a number of news organizations, including the Washington Times, reported that in 2002, Mr. Scalise spoke to a white supremacist group in Louisiana led by David Duke.
Mr. Scalise was first elected to Congress in 2008 and since then had risen to be the Chairman of the Republican Study Committee and in June was elected Majority Whip, the number three Republican in the House leadership. Now at the very least his rise within Republican leadership is coming to a halt and this could even cost him is Congressional career.
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