In Mississippi, nooses were found hanging outside the state Capitol Monday morning ahead of today’s Senate runoff between Republican incumbent Cindy Hyde-Smith and Democrat Mike Espy. Hyde-Smith has come under fire for praising a supporter at a campaign event days before the midterm with the words, “If he invited me to a public hanging, I’d be on the front row.” Last week, photos emerged showing Hyde-Smith in a Confederate Army cap and posing with a vintage rifle, sword and other Confederate artifacts. Her opponent Mike Espy is African-American. Meanwhile, President Trump appeared at two rallies in Mississippi Monday to campaign for Senator Hyde-Smith.
Mississippi: Nooses Found Outside Capitol Ahead of Senate Election
HeadlineNov 27, 2018