Former Nebraska GOP Staffer Under Fire for Racist Remarks

Benett Bressman, 22, made the remarks anonymously in an online chat forum for fans of the YouTube show "America First."

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A former Nebraska Republican Party intern who later worked as a paid campaign staffer for Gov. Pete Ricketts apologized Monday after being exposed as the person behind a series of hateful online posts in which he used anti-Semitic and homophobic slurs and advocated for violence against gay rights parades, black activists and journalists. Benett Bressman, 22, made the remarks anonymously in an online chat forum for fans of the YouTube show…

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