U.S. Senate Candidate Loretta Sanchez Under Fire Over Racially Insensitive Gesture

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U.S. Senate Candidate Loretta Sanchez Appears to Mock American Indians

Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-CA) appears to mimick racial stereotype of American Indians

U.S. Senate candidate, Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-CA) is under fire after mimicking a racial stereotype of American Indians, the Sacramento Bee reports.

Loretta Sanchez: “I am going to his office, thinking that I am going to meet with a,” she said, holding her hand in front of her mouth and making an echo sound. “Right? … because he said Indian American.”

Primary rival Kamala Harris: “I don’t know what to say to that.”