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Gabriel Gomez causes a stir over posting

Two GOP activists compared to ‘Klan’

Former Republican Senate nominee Gabriel E. Gomez apologized Monday after lashing out at two conservative activists and likening them to members of the Ku Klux Klan.

“Over the weekend, I regrettably used inappropriate language to share my disagreement with some with whom I disagree on specific social and policy-related issues,” he wrote. “. . . I failed to live up to the standard of discourse every leader should strive for.”

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