Nooses, 'hate' signs left outside Mississippi Capitol in buildup to special election
28 November, 2018, 03:27 | Author: Rachel Logan
Two nooses were discovered on the grounds of the MS state Capitol on Monday morning, along with signs referring to Tuesday's Senate special election, a state spokesperson said. "On Tuesday, you can reject Espy's liberal policies by voting for Cindy Hyde-Smith - the Republican who stands strong for our conservative values", her campaign said Monday a statement.
The runoff Senate victor will serve the final two years of the six-year term of now-retired Sen.
The sign also read: 'We need someone who respects the lives of lynch victims'.
He said the matter is under investigation by the Mississippi Capitol Police. Then came her remarks that she'd be willing to take a front seat at a "public hanging", drawing charges of racism as she faces a black opponent in a state with an ugly history of lynchings.
Jonathan Winburn, a professor of US politics and public policy at the University of MS, said he expects the race to be "more competitive than the norm in MS", but said he's not convinced the Hyde-Smith controversy will be enough to deliver her the same fate as Moore. Swennumson was always planning to vote for Espy, but felt more certain about her decision after Hyde-Smith's "public hanging" comment.
Such donations have come under fire due to Hyde-Smith's recent comments and actions making jokes out of lynchings and glorifying Confederate history. It says MS had 581 lynching during that time, the highest number in any state.
Espy, who is a lawyer, said: "I found out later that this guy, the president, was a really bad guy". Espy said during a speech on Monday night at a predominantly African American church.
Hyde-Smith was in her second term as Mississippi's elected agriculture commissioner when Republican Governor Phil Bryant chose her to temporarily succeed longtime Republican Senator Thad Cochran, who retired in April amid health concerns.
MS voters are deciding a racially charged Senate election that has dredged up the Deep South state's ugly past.
On judges, immigration, taxes and trade, Ms. Hyde-Smith would back his agenda while Mr.
Espy, a former Clinton administration secretary, hopes to pull off an upset in the deep Red State.
"No one twisted your comments", he said at the debate.
Speaking outside - between the Tupelo Regional Airport terminal and the runway on a chilly day - Trump called his fellow Republican, "a very special, special woman who is going to do a special job".
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today said Pakistan should hold those responsible for 26/11 attacks to account. Even after 10 years of the terror attack, the fear of terrorism is still in our inside.
Under Unifor's four-year contract signed in 2016, GM must give the union a year's notice before closing the plant. The reduction includes 8,100 white-collar workers, some of whom will take buyouts and others who will be laid off.
Bollore is a long-time industry veteran who had done stints at both Michelin and Faurecia before coming to Renault. The French government, Renault's biggest shareholder, distanced itself from Ghosn in seeking a replacement.
The couple, whose royal titles are the Duke and Duchess of Sussex , revealed the pregnancy back in October to much fanfare. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex , who are moving to a cottage in the Windsor Estate next year, Kensington Palace said.
There can be little doubt over David Luiz's considerable capabilities but there are few more maddening footballers in this era. Eriksen's genial craft and Son's relentless running were a disorientating combination that Chelsea never effectively combated.
President Trump has repeatedly threatened to close border crossings to prevent the migrant caravan from entering the U.S. Some attempted to enter through San Ysidro, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen said in a statement.
The central government will also set up a centre for interfaith studies at Guru Nanak Dev University in Amritsar, Jaitley said. The heritage complex at Sultanpur Lodhi, Pind Babe Nanak da will be developed to depict life in the times of Guru Nanak Devji.
Even better is a DualShock 4 bundle that comes with a copy of Federation Internationale de Football Association 19 for £59.99. This year, you can get up to 40% off over a hundred digital titles - from recent AAA blockbusters to popular indie hits.
The US might boost aid for telecommunications development in nations that shun Huawei equipment, some of the people said. Countries in which the USA has a military base, such as Germany, Italy and Japan, are of particular interest.
William McRaven commanded the operations that killed Osama Bin Laden , captured Saddam Hussein, and rescued Captain Phillips. McRaven didn't endorse Clinton in 2016 and has responded that he is a "fan" of both President Obama and President George W.
The tribe, a community of risky hunter-gatherers, has a protected status meaning they can not be contacted by the outside world. Singh said the killing occurred on Saturday and that police are in the process of recovering his body, according to the AP.
Meghan causing 'rift' between Harry, Will
It's been an unforgettable year for the Duchess of Sussex , who joined the royal fold after her wedding to Prince Harry in May. Interested in Royal Family? Maybe the city life isn't for Harry and Meghan.
Trump Asks Supreme Court to Let Trans Military Ban Take Effect
It defined such individuals as "those who may require substantial medical treatment, including through medical drugs or surgery". Pete Williams is an NBC News correspondent who covers the Justice Department and the Supreme Court, based in Washington.
Deadly gun attack at Chinese consulate in Karachi
The gunfire could be heard from several kilometres away, and witnesses on social media posted photos of smoke rising into the air. Two separate terror attacks took place in Pakistan on Friday morning, killing at least 27 people, and wounding over 20 people.
With Ohio State looming, MI still #4 in CFP
UCF moved ahead of West Virginia (which dropped to No. 13 after losing at Oklahoma State ) and leapfrogged Ohio State . UCF needs all these teams to win their conference titles and Alabama to win the Southeastern Conference at 13-0.
B-town celebs react to Deepika, Ranveer’s reception attires
While the groom wore an intricate Rohit Bal sherwani , the bride opted for an Angadi Silks saree with jewellery from Sabyasachi. Also, the Bangalore reception is likely to be attended by veteran badminton player Prakash Padukone's friends and relatives.