Kevin McCarthy, Steve Scalise, Cathy McMorris Rodgers

GOP Stands Behind Lawmaker With White Supremacist Ties

The issue arose last week when a liberal Louisiana blogger uncovered Scalise’s speech to a 2002 Louisiana convention of the European-American Unity and Rights Organization, which called itself EURO. Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke founded the group, which the Southern Poverty Law Center has classified as a hate group.