GOP Candidate Questions Why “Middle Easterners” are in America 

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Washington, DC | www.adc.org | August 28, 2012 – A Republican candidate has once again shared and expressed xenophobic views. Gabriela Saucedo Mercer, a Republican congressional candidate from Arizona, stated about “Middle Easterners” that “their only goal in life is to cast harm to the United States,” and continued to question the presence of “Middle Easterners” in the US by asking, “Why do we want them here, either legally or illegally.” 

The comments came during an interview, which was given to a local Arizona news outlet, starting at the 8:00 mark, running