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A leading Latin American civil rights organization calls on MP Debbie Lesko (R-Ariz.) To step down this month on remarks saying that Hispanics are “good workers” but implying that they are not Americans.
Thomas A. Saenz, president and general counsel of the Mexico-US Legal Protection and Education Fund, said in a statement Tuesday that Lesko’s recent remarks “reflected an amazing acquired ignorance about the people in her district; They also show a willingness to engage in false prejudices and stereotypes in order to demonize people who have been on the front lines nationally to face the devastating effects of covid-19. “
Lesko made the comment during one virtual hearing of the House Energy and Trade Committee on Combating Coronavirus. She spoke out for it …