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Upton Statement on Charlottesville Comments

August 16, 2017

U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, released the following statement: “Let me be clear: There are no 'very fine' white supremacists. I join with many others in denouncing this sort of unacceptable racism and bigotry and condemning white supremacy, neo-Nazi, and KKK groups - particularly the ones whose actions led to tragic violence in Charlottesvil...

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Upton Statement on Passing of Vern Ehlers

August 16, 2017

U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, today released the following statement on the news that former 3rd District Congressman Vern Ehlers had passed away at the age of 83: “They don’t make them like Vern anymore. He was so well respected on both sides of the aisle, hard-working, and always a teacher at heart. He committed his life to the service of o...

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Upton Statement on Charlottesville

August 12, 2017

U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, released the following statement on the news of riots in Charlottesville, Virginia, spurred by white supremacy groups: “What is happening in #Charlottesville is most disturbing. It shames us as a nation. It needs to stop. Now. We are all watching. It threatens the very core of our country: Tolerance, acceptance, ...

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