Jay Rockefeller: Some People Stall On Action Under Obama ‘Because He’s The Wrong Color’

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    Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) accused some lawmakers of stalling pushes made during President Barack Obama’s presidency “because he’s the wrong color.”

    Rockefeller made the comments during a Senate Finance Committee hearing on transportation funding on Tuesday.

    “It’s an American characteristic that you don’t do anything which displeases the voters, because you always have to get reelected here,” Rockefeller said. “I understand part of it. It has to do with — for some, it’s just we don’t want anything good to happen under this president, because he’s the wrong color.”

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