RI’s GOP Hispanic Assembly Leader Quits Party Because Of Joe Wilson
Ivan G. Marte, chairman of the Rhode Island Republican Hispanic Assembly, says Joe Wilson’s shout at the president was the last straw in a series of disappointments that now has him leaving the Republican Party.
“I do not want to continue being a member of a party in which the members of the party express themselves in that way,” said Marte, 59, of Cranston. In a phone interview, he called Wilson’s behavior “shameful” and “uncivilized.”
Marte says the party “does not open the door to minority groups and “needs “to adapt” to a changing society.Click here for reuse options!
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