GOP Senator Who Made ‘Hanging’ Remark Attended ‘Segregated’ Academy

Yearbook cheerleader pic allegedly shows GOP Sen. Hyde-Smith at 70s high school segregation academy
MLB seeks return of donation to GOP candidate Cindy Hyde-Smith following her controversial comments
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28 November, 2018

The senate race is the final one of the midterms and if Hyde-Smith wins, she will become the first woman elected to Congress in Mississippi.

In recent weeks, Hyde-Smith was criticized for a joke where she said she'd gladly attend a "public hanging" and be in the "front row".

The events came after President Donald Trump again tweeted support for Hyde-Smith, calling her an "outstanding person" the day before he planned to campaign with her. Defeat would leave the Republicans with only a...

The victor Tuesday finishes the final two years of a term started by Republican Sen.

It's the last U.S. Senate race to be decided in 2018 and will determine whether Republicans pad their slim majority.

Major League Baseball wants the campaign of Sen.

"Democrats will also destroy your health care by inviting caravan after caravan after caravan" of immigrants into the country illegally, he claimed, warning they would wreak havoc and bankrupt the Treasury Department.

News of MLB's donation broke just hours after it was learned that Hyde-Smith attended a segregated high school that was exclusively created so white people could avoid being educated with black people, then sent her daughter went to a majority white school.

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Blocks away in the eastern MS city, Democrat Mike Espy spoke to a mostly African-American crowd at a Masonic lodge. Hyde-Smith declined to answer any of the questions, instead slipping into her vehicle and proceeding to a private event. Thad Cochran in April, is now having to fight for her seat against a challenger who she defeated by little more than a percentage point earlier this month. "So, that's a Mississippi I want to be a part of - one of diversity, one of inclusion, one of different experiences.

Needed in D.C." The two are to appear together Monday in the northeastern city of Tupelo and later Monday at a Gulf Coast rally in Biloxi. Former Vice President Joe Biden has endorsed Espy, and three Democrats who could run for president in 2020 - Sens. She's up against Democratic former Congressman Mike Espy, a former USA agriculture secretary vying to become the first black senator from the state since Reconstruction.

For Espy, turnout is key.

An independent newspaper, the Jackson Free Press, reported Friday that Republican Sen.

In the November 6 primary election, Hyde-Smith received 41.5 percent of the vote, while Espy received 40.6 percent and Republican Chris McDaniel received 16.5.

"My approach is MS first", Espy said at last week's debate. "She's a person that loves the people of MS, she loves the people of this country".

Hyde-Smith says on her campaign website that she supports increasing national energy production to promote the economy and improve national security. Walmart, Pfizer, AT&T, Boston Scientific, Union Pacific, and Leidos also asked for Hyde-Smith to return campaign contributions. She and her campaign have refused to talk about the Confederate hat and have called the school issue a personal attack on her family meant to draw attention away from issues.


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