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AT&T Blasted by Congressional Black Caucus for OAN Support

Oct. 7, 2021, 5:17 PM

The Congressional Black Caucus urged AT&T Inc. to respond to allegations it is a sponsor of One America News Network, saying the broadcaster is a “far-right, anti-democratic, hatred-peddling organization.”

“AT&T’s support of OAN is in direct opposition to its claims of embracing and valuing diversity, equity, and inclusion,” CBC Chairwoman Joyce Beatty, a Democratic representative from Ohio, said in a statement. “We find these allegations appalling and call on AT&T to respond immediately.”

OAN is one of the networks sued by Dominion Voting Systems Inc. over conspiracy claims after the 2020 presidential election. Beatty’s comments come after Reuters reported ...