Republican Caught Lying About Being Native American

63 110
15.2%
Published on 16 Oct 2018, 3:30
Republicans are the biggest hypocrites. Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian, hosts of The Young Turks, break it down.

Join TYT go.tyt.com/1ROuuZFdthc

Read more here:
cnn.com/2018/10/15/politics/ke...

"A company owned by the in-laws of the number two Republican in the House of Representatives landed millions in government contracts based on a "dubious claim" of Native American heritage, according to an investigation by The Los Angeles Times.

The paper reported that William Wages, brother-in-law of House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, avoided facing competitive bids for millions in federal contracts -- almost entirely before McCarthy was elected to federal office -- because the Small Business Administration accepted Wages' claim that he is Cherokee Indian. The company was able to secure contracts that are set aside for economically and socially disadvantaged minority groups, the Times said.
The investigation said it did not find any evidence that McCarthy had done anything to steer the contracts to Wages. The report notes that Wages' participation in the program ended in 2007, the year McCarthy first came to Congress."

Hosts: Cenk Uygur, Ana Kasparian

Cast: Cenk Uygur, Ana Kasparian

***

The Largest Online News Show in the World. Hosted by Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian. LIVE STREAMING weekdays 6-8pm ET. tytnetwork.com/live

Subscribe to The Young Turks on YouTube: youtube.com/subscription_cente...

Like The Young Turks on Facebook: facebook.com/theyoungturks
Follow The Young Turks on Twitter: twitter.com/theyoungturks

Buy TYT Merch: shoptyt.com

Download audio and video of the full two hour show on-demand + the members-only post game show by becoming a member at tytnetwork.com/join/. Your membership supports the day to day operations and is vital for our continued success and growth.

Young Turk (n), 1. Young progressive or insurgent member of an institution, movement, or political party. 2. A young person who rebels against authority or societal expectations.(American Heritage Dictionary)

#TYT #TheYoungTurks #TYTnetwork
newsautotechmusickids