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Rick Santorum | Native American culture 

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Rick Santorum | Native American culture: Rick Santorum, a former Republican senator, and current TV analyst, apologizes for his remarks about Native American culture. Santorum was a senior political commentator on CNN who frequently task with providing the Republican perspective during campaign coverage. Rick Santorum is leaving CNN after chastising for his comments about Native Americans.

Santorum spoke about the religious values of European settlers in the United States in an April speech to a conservative youth group “We created a nation out of nothing. I mean, nothing was here.”I mean, we have Native Americans”. When a video of Santorum’s speech went viral on YouTube, he calls for him to be fire from CNN.

Rick Santorum | Native American culture

Rick Santorum

CNN Gets Rid of Rick Santorum

The Native American Journalists Association also expressed its displeasure with CNN as a whole. According to The Guardian, by “effectively dismissing Native Americans’ millennia-long presence and the genocide inflicted on them as Christian settlers transform and expand their colonies into the United States of America,” Santorum “inflamed many within the Native American community, and beyond.” Accordingly, Santorum was a lightning rod at CNN for a long time. As the network’s senior political commentator, he was an outspoken supporter of Trump’s agenda, even as he distanced himself from some of the former president’s behavior. Following the controversy surrounding his speech, he did not appear on CNN for a week.

 When he appeared on “Cuomo Prime Time” in early May, anchor Chris Cuomo confronted him, and Santorum admits that his comments are incorrect. He acknowledged that he had misspoken. He was talking about the founding, and I misspoke in this regard,” he explained. The founding and the principles that it embodied were the subjects of my discussion.

However, The president stated that he would never do such a thing, and he noted that some had accused him of “trying to dismiss what we did to the Native Americans.” Santorum added Not at all! We were atrocious in our treatment of Native Americans. It contradicts every bone in my body and everything I’ve ever fought for as a leader in Congress. He did not, however, apologize for his remarks in the speech. 

At the same time, according to HuffPost, Santorum’s contract with the network was “terminated,” citing a source who stated that the “Cuomo Prime Time” interview is not well receive within the network.

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That appearance, on the other hand, did not sit well with the leadership. HuffPost was able to confirm that none of the anchors interest in booking him. The source, who identified himself as a senior executive, explained why. “As a result, he was effectively demoted to the bench.”

Simultaneously, Santorum did not immediately respond to a request for comment. On Saturday, Santorum did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

CNN commentator Santorum is not the first person to resign from their position amid a scandal. Jeffrey Lord and Paris Dennard have both been involved in several notable cases in the past.

CNN has many paid contributors who offer their perspectives and insights in a variety of fields.

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