Major League Baseball wants donation returned after senator's 'public hanging' comments

Major League Baseball wants donation returned after senator's 'public hanging' comments

Cindy Hyde-Smith earlier this month, the Major League Baseball has asked her campaign to return its $5,000 donation.

Hyde-Smith was appointed earlier this year by Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant (R) to fill the seat vacated by former Sen.

Overall, Republicans in the four-way race did better than the Democrats.

As a state senator in 2007, Hyde-Smith cosponsored a resolution that honored then-92-year-old Effie Lucille Nicholson Pharr, calling her "the last known living "Real Daughter" of the Confederacy living in MS".

Hyde-Smith apologized and said she meant no ill will with the hanging comment.

MS still displays the Confederate battle flag within its state flag. The state leadership is also firmly in GOP hands, with the governor, the state House, and the state Senate all controlled by the GOP.

"So, that's a Mississippi I want to be a part of, one of diversity, one of inclusion, one of different experiences ..." That's where the similarities end. The former congressman was agriculture secretary under President Bill Clinton. She had previously served as Mississippi's Agriculture Commissioner. Her opponent in Tuesday's run-off election, former Democratic Representative Mike Espy, is an African-American.

A 2014 Facebook post in which Hyde-Smith praises Confederate history subsequently surfaced.

In talking about the economy, Espy's campaign website says he promotes worker training and building infrastructure to support business, such as statewide broadband.

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"They want to cut our Social security and Medicare".

Hyde-Smith, who has made the Trump rallies a highlight of her runoff campaign, told the crowd in Tupelo: "I worked very, very hard for you".

On Saturday, Scallan responded to the report about the candidate's high school attendance by saying: "In their latest attempt to help Mike Espy, the gotcha liberal media has taken leave of their senses".

On health care, Espy believes in expanding funding of Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program, lowering the cost of prescription drugs, and bringing down insurance premiums, high deductibles, and placing caps on individual health costs.

Hyde-Smith has been heavily criticized this month for making racist comments on the Confederate South.

Hyde-Smith is a proponent of a stronger border and has supported Trump's wall. Her campaign said it was a joke. One showed her praising a supporter at a November 2 campaign event by saying: "If he invited me to a public hanging, I'd be on the front row".

Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (L) with US President Donald Trump at Landers Center in Southaven, Mississippi, on October 2, 2018.

The election has been dominated by racial issues, after a photo emerged of Hyde-Smith wearing a replica hat of a Confederate soldier and a video emerged of her saying she'd be "on the front row" of a public hanging if invited. From what I've seen so far this cycle, it has broke more in favor of Democrats, at least as far as sitting members of Congress go. He noted during a campaign stop earlier Monday that he had crossed the "party chasm" to endorse the re-election of Republican Gov. Haley Barbour in MS in 2007. "She's going to be a great senator". Trump also has thanked her right back on Twitter for voting for "our Agenda in the Senate 100% of the time". "I think not", said a fan.

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