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2016 Democratic National Convention - Day 1

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Pamela Ramsey Taylor – the West Virginia employee who called First Lady Michelle Obama “an Ape in heels” — will return to her job on December 23rd.

She was suspended for six weeks from the Clay County Development Corporation after posting the derogatory message on Facebook describing The First Lady.

Taylor wrote the post after GOP nominee Donald J. Trump won the 2016 presidential election. “It will be so refreshing to have a classy, beautiful, dignified First Lady back in the White House,” Taylor wrote. “I’m tired of seeing a Ape in heels.”

 

Clay, West Virginia Mayor Beverly Whaling replied, “You made my day Pam.”

The Mayor responded by saying this:

“My comment was not intended to be racist at all,” “I was referring to my day being made for change in the White House!  I am truly sorry for any hard feeling this may have caused!!!  Those who know me know that I’m not of any way racist!!!

Again, I would like to apologize for this getting out of hand!”

Other State and Local Officials have condemned the remarks and issued apologizes to the President and First Lady.

She starts December 23.