A Democratic nominee for the North Carolina House of Representatives withdrew from her race on Wednesday after a 12-year-old blog speech about immigrants reappeared last week.
"After the time to reflect and talk to my family, friends and the community leaders I have decided that it is not only in the best interest of the members of House District 64, but also in my family that I go aside "Cathy von Hassel-Davies said in a Facebook post.
April 10, 2006 In her blog post, she erased "Mexicans" and US immigration policies.
"Okay, what do not they understand – they are illegals, do not they know what the word ILLEGAL means?" She wrote. "Oh, you know, maybe not since the US [sic] curled back to kiss her ass and spend how much of our taxpayers hang signs in Spanish and American."
"Okay, we're living … America, we speak English," added the post, which also suggested that Hassel-Davies' sons for Jobs at McDonald's passed over in favor of "Mexicans." were.
According to her campaign website, she was a member of the Republican Party for 30 years, but joined the Democratic Party after President Barack Obama was named president in 2008. Her campaign also propagated her parents' story of coming to the US "by exploiting chain immigration."
"I believe that we are a land of immigrants and should not forget that," reads the website of their campaign. "We should not legislate to violate immigrants and immigrants, instead we should look for ways to make them citizens and keep them as an important part of our community."
The Democratic Party of North Carolina initially refused a cut off ties with the candidate after the post was announced, with spokesman Robert Howard narrating Raleigh News & Events. Observers: "North Carolina Democrats believe they are building a friendly and inclusive state, and the views of this candidate do not reflect the views of the party. " Republicans really need to worry about being in a district more than a decade ago -Trumpf, who has won 16 points, is triggering blog posts, "he added.
A statement in English and Spanish by Hassel-Davies published on Thursday of her campaign website saying her" racist tirade "was" extremely thoughtless and unfeeling "
" In the last 12 years, I have continued to grow, change and learn for the better, "she says, moving forward. I hope someone else grows and learns, as I did. [19659007HoweverDemocraticPartyleaderWayneGoodwinsaidWednesdayafterseveraltalksbetweenCathyandmembersoftheHispaniccommunityhiSpanishCaucusandtheDemocraticPartyrealizedthattheycouldnotrestoretheconfidenceoftheHispaniccommunityanditwasbestforthemtostepaside"
Republicans hold a superiority in both houses of the General Assembly of North Carolina, which makes it possible to pick up Vetos from Democratic Governor Roy Cooper.
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