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Twitchy -- Report: Rep. Ed Case of Hawaii tells audience he’s ‘an Asian trapped in a white body’
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WaPo: Rep. Ed Case said he’s ‘an Asian trapped in a white body.’ His apology didn’t help.
HuffPo: Rep. Ed Case (D-Hawaii) made the remark an event celebrating the Asian-American and Pacific Islander members of Congress.
SCMP: US congressman Ed Case says he’s ‘an Asian trapped in a white body’, sparking an online backlash
HNN: Case, who represents Hawaii’s 1st Congressional district, sent Hawaii News Now the following statement:
I am fiercely proud of representing the state with the highest percentage of many ethnic groups in our country including Asian and Pacific Islanders, a state where no ethnic group has been in the majority for generations. Like so many others from Hawaii who treasure our multicultural heritage, I have absorbed and live the values of our many cultures.
His spokesman Nestor Garcia said that Case’s comments included things that his Japanese-American wife sometimes says about him.