Ousted Tennessee lawmaker accuses president of leading ‘white supremacist system’ – NewsNaija.com.ng

Ousted Tennessee state representative Justin Jones (D-Nashville), who was removed from office last week for participating in protests against gun violence, accused the state’s Republican House speaker of leading a “white supremacist system.” ”.

Jones and Democratic state Rep. Justin Pearson (Memphis), both black men, were ousted by the Republican-controlled state House. A resolution to remove state Rep. Gloria Johnson (D-Knoxville), a white woman, fell short of the required two-thirds majority.

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