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Choctaw Nation Chief calls out CNN over Native American voters being referred to as 'something else' on election night

 

November 19, 2020



CLAYTON, Oklahoma — The Choctaw Nation Chief, Gary Batton, has expressed his resentment with CNN over its labeling of Native American voters on election night.

Chief Batton says Native Americans across the country took offense to Native American voters being labeled as "something else," as CNN reported exit poll results.

Chief Batton shared the following letter he sent CNN CEO Jeff Zucker on his Facebook page outlining what the news organization could have done better -

https://www.5newsonline.com/article/news/local/choctaw-nation-chief-calls-out-cnn-over-native-american-voters-being-referred-to-as-something-else-on-election-night/527-382046f0-521c-4da5-8971-bb909c11c328

 

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