Ryan says Trump agrees ‘no place’ for racism, hate crimes


House Speaker Paul Ryan says the peo­ple gen­er­at­ing racist graf­fiti in the wake of Don­ald Trump’s elec­tion are “not Repub­li­cans” and “we don’t want them in our party.”

The Wis­con­sin con­gress­man told CNN’s “State of the Union” Sun­day that, “Peo­ple should re­ally just put their minds at ease. We are plu­ral­is­tic, we are in­clu­sive... that’s the kind of country we are still go­ing to have.” He says he’s “con­fi­dent Don­ald Trump feels the same way.” Ryan was asked about reports or racist graf­fiti and hate crimes af­ter Tues­day’s pres­i­den­tial elec­tion. — AP

WASH­ING­TON: Pres­i­dent-elect Don­ald Trump talks with House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. on Capi­tol Hill on Thurs­day. — AP

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