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Racist Ideal Embraced by Some in GOP
CNN Political Briefing
May 16, 2022

A racially-motivated shooting in Buffalo, New York is being investigated as a hate crime. CNN Political Director David Chalian explains how a racist, conspiratorial belief the accused shooter allegedly held is part of a concerning trend in America. This fringe idea has moved to the political mainstream, where replacement theory rhetoric has been echoed by some conservative TV personalities and lawmakers.