Democrat State Rep Linda Chapa LaVia during today floor debate stated, “We have a half. We have a half.” in referring to Republican State Rep John Anthony, who is African American. This was an absurdly racist comment by a Democrat Hispanic Representative.
Rep Chapa LaVia is claiming the “We have a half” was taken out of context. Below is the transcript of that section of video so you can see the context.
Chapa LaVia: Listen to me minorities, I’m over here because we’re all over on this side, right? What you’ll also find.
[Eruption from Republicans]
Chapa LaVia: We have a half. We have a half. [while pointing her finger at the other side of the aisle]