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Kari Lake pulls endorsement of antisemitic Oklahoma candidate, but is it enough?

By Lauren Gilger, Mark Brodie
Published: Tuesday, August 23, 2022 - 10:38am

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Kari Lake speaking with supporters at a "Stand for Freedom" rally at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Scottsdale Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona, July 5, 2021.

Kari Lake has certainly not shied away from attention-grabbing headlines in the course of her race for the Governor’s Office, but this week she found herself in hot water with people from both sides of the aisle after she endorsed an Oklahoma state senate candidate who has a history of extreme and derogatory remarks about Jewish people and the LGBTQ community.

Under pressure, she rescinded her endorsement of Jarrin Jackson Aug. 22.

To learn more about the situation, The Show spoke with Arizona Republic reporter Stacey Barchenger.

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