The principal chief of the Cherokee Nation Wednesday called on Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown to apologize for the actions of staffers at a campaign event. WAMC”s Paul Tuthill reports.
Chief Bill John Baker, in a statement, denounced what he called “ offensive and racist behavior” by some Republican campaign staffers who were apparently mocking Democrat Elizabeth Warren’s claims of Native American ancestry. Democrats released video of people, including a person identified as an aid in Brown’s Senate office, performing tomahawk chops and war whoops at a Democatic campaign rally in Boston
Brown , on Tuesday said the behavior was not something he condoned, but he did not apologize. Warren said she was appalled by the video.