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Senate president on appointed Labor secretary:‘Bring me the proof of racism and I will hang the nom

By The Star Staff

Senate President Thomas Rivera Schatz asked on Wednesday, amid ongoing Appointments Committee hearings on the nomination of Carlos Rivera Santiago as secretary of the Department of Labor and Human Resources, that evidence of racism on the part of the nominee be brought forward for his consideration.

If that is done and the evidence is conclusive, the Senate leader said, he will “hang” Rivera Santiago’s nomination.

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