Maine Governor Paul LePage denies saying President Barack Obama “hates white people.”
“No, I never said that. And you guys are all about gossip,”, the controversial Republican governor told a local Portland affiliate WCSH-TV.
LePage is accused of saying Obama “hates white people” during a fundraiser last week. However, the people who made the accusation requested anonymity “for fear of political retribution” according to the Portland Free Press.
LePage is running for re-election later this year.