RNC Spokesman Slams NAACP for ‘Unacceptable’ Conduct He Says Proves ‘How Out of Date They Are’

A spokesman for the Republican National Committee turned to Twitter Thursday evening to slam the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People for seemingly failing to congratulate Republicans Tim Scott and Mia Love on their historic midterm election wins Tuesday.

“Can we take a moment to understand how the @NAACP didn’t congratulate the first black person ever elected to both the House and Senate?” RNC deputy press secretary Raffi Williams tweeted, adding that the group is “failing the black community by only supporting Dems.”

Williams continued skewering the organization in several followup tweets, contending if the NAACP was “truly bipartisan” they “would support all blacks not just dem Blacks.”

The NAACP released a statement on the 2014 midterm elections Wednesday which failed to mention the historic wins of Love and Scott. Love is the first black Republican elected to Congress and Scott became the first black senator elected in the South since the Reconstruction-era.

A spokesperson for the NAACP declined to comment on the specific allegations, but told TheBlaze the group is a bipartisan organization that supports members of both parties.

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