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Ryan challenger's twitter account suspended following controversial tweets

MADISON, Wis. - Republican challenger Paul Nehlen's twitter account was suspended Sunday following a series of controversial tweets regarding Meghan Markle. 

Nehlen posted the original tweet Friday which featured a picture of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. 

However, in the tweet, Nehlen replaced Markle's face with a photo of Cheddar Man, an ancient man rendered from the DNA of a fossil found in the village of Cheddar in southwest England. 

The tweet drew attention, to which Nehlen responded Sunday morning. 

"Publishing an article *disappearing whites* or *dispossessing whites* of their homelands is wrong; made worse when claiming “science” to “prove” whites never existed. I made a joke of it. It's not a laughing matter, so I chose to laugh about it," Nehlen said in the tweet. 

Nehlen's twitter account has since been suspended. 

The far-right activist hopes to challenge Paul Ryan for his congressional seat.


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