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Nominee For Top Pentagon Spot Goes On Tweet-Deleting Binge As Inflammatory Posts Come To Light


Retired Army Brig. Gen. Anthony Tata has hurriedly deleted old tweets, some of which capture him expressing Islamophobic and racist sentiments, as his nomination for a top Pentagon position is considered by the Senate Armed Services Committee.

Here are five points on President Trump’s pick for Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, a top job tasked with overseeing the Pentagon’s policy arm.
In old tweets, Tata calls Obama a “terrorist leader” and says that a black CNN anchor was on the “liberal plantation.”
In a slew of old tweets, many of which were screenshotted by CNN before he deleted them, Tata expresses viciously …read more

Source:: TPM

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