"We cannot allow the AAPI community to be gaslighted into thinking that this is not a hate crime," he said. "They see with their own eyes, and they feel what they feel."
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Mark Takano, another representative from California, said there were “plenty of non-Asian businesses” that the suspect could have hit on his trip from Cherokee County to Atlanta, so his actions “speak louder” than what he has said.
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