ATLANTA (AP) - A Georgia GOP consultant whose last campaign featured a "deportation bus" is back with a Twitter post seeming to question whether the Obama adviser insulted by Roseanne Barr is truly black.
Seth Weathers was until recently campaign manager for a failed gubernatorial bid by state Sen. Michael Williams and had served as state director for the Trump campaign.
Weathers on Tuesday tweeted a picture of Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett with the caption: "FYI, this is the 'African-American' that (Roseanne) offended. Questions?"
— SETH WEATHERS (@sethweathers) May 29, 2018
Barr's show was canceled after she posted a tweet equating Jarrett to an ape. Barr went on to ask that no one defend her comments.
Critics saw Weathers' comments as questioning Jarrett's African-American identity because of her light skin tone.
Weathers told AP he was on vacation with family and asked for time to respond.
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