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The Kansas county official who drew backlash last week for remarks made to a black woman about being a member of the “master race” resigned Tuesday, according to a resignation letter obtained by The Hill.
In a letter addressed to Leavenworth County Clerk Janet Klasinski, Louis Klemp wrote that he was stepping down from his role as Leavenworth county commissioner and stated his regret for comments me made at a public hearing.
The article goes on to state the following:
“In order to maintain a focus and prioritize the needs of the county I have made a decision to resign,” Klemp wrote. “I regret my recent comment made during a Leavenworth County Commission Meeting and for the negative backlash to the community.”
VIDEO: “I don’t want you to think I’m picking on you because we’re part of the master race,” said a white Kansas county commissioner to black city planner during board meeting. https://t.co/17TjBI0Xoj pic.twitter.com/4ocH5OrJZR
— AP Central U.S. (@APCentralRegion) November 15, 2018
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— The Hill (@thehill) November 20, 2018
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