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Thursday, March 22, 2012

Montana Judge Under Fire For Anti-Obama Email

Dozens of people attended a town hall meeting this week in Billings, Montana to express concern about Chief U.S. Judge Richard Cebull.

Late last month, he forwarded an email from his office computer that contained a joke based on sexual and racist slurs against President Barack Obama.

Cebull has since apologized to the President but there still calls for his resignation or even impeachment.

Guest:

  • Clair Johnson, who covers the federal court for the Billings Gazette

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