Maine Gov. Comments on Drug Dealers Blasted as Racially Charged

Gov. Paul LePage made controversial remarks about out-of-state drug dealers coming into Maine, saying they have names like "D-Money" and that "half the time they impregnate a young, white girl."
0:48 | 01/08/16

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Republican governor of Maine is in hot water for making what some say are racist remarks asked at a town hall meeting what he's doing about substance abuse in a state. Governor Paula page said the problems caused by drug dealers from other states. These are guys of the name. These type of guys that come for Connecticut New York they come up here they sell their heroin then they go back home. Incidentally I have to time the impregnated a young white girl before they leave. What you are real in an email to ABC news a governor's office says he was not talking about race race he says. Is irrelevant officials from Maine's Republican party of not commenting and neither is Chris Christie's campaign. The two governors are close friends of the page was Christie's first major endorsement.

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