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  Ex-Maine governor: Democrats' 'money comes from' Jews 'for the most part'
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Last EditedPA Indy  Mar 12, 2019 08:29am
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AuthorQuint Forgey
News DateTuesday, March 12, 2019 02:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionA Republican former governor of Maine claimed Monday the Democratic Party’s “money comes from” Jewish donors “for the most part” — escalating a recent spate of rhetoric from elected officials and media figures that has been widely criticized as bigoted.

Paul LePage, who left the Augusta governor’s mansion in January after two terms in office, made the remarks during an interview with a local radio station in Portland, Maine, in which he rebuked statements Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) has made about Israel over the past month.
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