Chris Matthews: Tea Party Republicans ‘Aren’t That Different’ From David Duke [VIDEO]

Alex Griswold Media Reporter
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MSNBC host Chris Matthews said Tuesday that he believes “Tea Party types” like Republican Reps. Louie Gohmert and Ted Yoho “aren’t that different” from David Duke. (VIDEO: Chris Matthews Sure Has A Different Take On Shutdowns When Democrats Do It)

“Well, how do you think Louie Gohmert feels towards David Duke? How do we know?” asked Matthews. “What do you think of Yoho and that crowd? These guys believe the president is an illegal immigrant from Africa, because they can’t stand the fact that he’s an African-American president.”

“So they’re not that far from the crowd their accusing Scalise of dealing with, that group,” Matthews continued. “Not the Republicans, that group of Tea Party types.”

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