Employee for ODOT under fire for racist comments

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OREGON - The Oregon Department of Transportation has sent out a tweet letting the public know that they are aware of a controversial post that has been made by one of their employees.

Recently on Facebook, comments made by a woman named Lori McAllen have been circulating, where in she states "I personally think they should shoot them all at the border and call it good..." when regarding how immigrants be handled at the border.

The Public Information Officer at ODOT has confirmed that the post came from the account of an employee of theirs, and their HR department is currently investigating the authenticity of the post, while making sure the woman in question indeed wrote it.

ODOT has also tweeted that they are "aware of a post that has been rapidly circulating" and that "there is an active investigation into the matter."


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