It may be too late for a man identified as a white nationalist leader to be removed from a list of Trump delegates, an official in the California secretary of state’s office told NPR.
“The Trump campaign did not reach out to our office about removing William Johnson’s name as a delegate until Tuesday, May 10 — which is past the statutory deadline to submit delegate lists to the Secretary of State’s office,” Press Secretary Sam Mahood said in a statement.
William Daniel Johnson is affiliated with the American Freedom Party, identified as an extremist group by the Southern Poverty Law Center. The Los Angeles attorney is known for proposing an amendment to strip U.S. citizenship from nonwhites. His existence on the list was first reported by Mother Jones.
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