RNC Chair Priebus Denounces Rancher Bundy’s ‘Negro’ Rant, but GOP’s Race Problems Continue

After the outcry over Cliven Bundy’s “Negro” rant, prominent Republicans are backpedaling away from the Nevada rancher.

Rancher Cliven Bundy speaks during a news conference near his ranch April 24, 2014, in Bunkerville, Nev. The Bureau of Land Management and Bundy have been locked in a dispute for a couple of decades over grazing rights on public lands.
Rancher Cliven Bundy speaks during a news conference near his ranch April 24, 2014, in Bunkerville, Nev. The Bureau of Land Management and Bundy have been locked in a dispute for a couple of decades over grazing rights on public lands. David Becker/Getty Images

Keli Goff is The Root’s special correspondent. Follow her on Twitter.

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