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West York council to meet tonight over mayor's Facebook posts

Written by The Associated Press | Oct 3, 2016 12:38 PM
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(York) -- A midstate borough council in York County is set to meet as people are demanding the mayor's resignation over racist pictures on his Facebook page.

 Two of the photos depicted apes with captions referring to President Obama and his family.  

One image of a wagon full of orangutans refers to "moving day'' at the White House.

Another referred to lynching.  

Several West York borough council members say they want to see Mayor Charles Wasko leave office. 

Wasko is expected to attend tonight's meeting.

He told The Associated Press last week he's the victim of a "witch hunt."

The Republican isn't paid as mayor and votes only to break ties on the council.

He also oversees the police department in the borough of 4,500 people.

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