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OCT 2018

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gocards.com/tickets LOUISVILLE MAGAZINE 10.18 117 Angela Leet Continued from page 57 Claudette Milner hosts a Saturday radio show on WLOU 1350-AM called "A Matter of Interpretation," and she has interviewed both mayoral candidates. She says that, despite the $1 billion of invest- ment currently going into the West End, she doesn't see the job-training programs necessary to bring sustained employ- ment to the city's predominantly Afri- can-American neighborhoods. "I go to a lot of events, and Fischer has a standing ovation. Although (Leet has) been at the same events, she's been largely ignored in the West End. She's fighting that Republi- can brand," Milner says. Leet says she has never been in a meeting with Gov. Bevin but has seen him at a fundraiser before. "I think he's starting the tough conversations. Is he picking the right words to start some of those conversations? No. Some people, their word selection is not good," she says. "What bothers me is the crime and the drug — I'm more worried about here, local." She similarly deflects questions regarding President Trump. e day after the 2016 election, she did an interview on the "Rusty Satellite Show" podcast with left-leaning host Rick Redding. When asked about Trump, Leet said, "I think Americans are looking for the process to change. I think it's an indication that peo- ple think that Washington is somewhat broken. We need a change, and I think folks believe Donald Trump is a possibili- ty of that change." On Inauguration Day, she posted a photo to Facebook of her son in D. C. wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat, with the caption: "Proud that my son loves his country and wanted to be part of Our Nations History (sic)." When she announced her run, nearly a year after the 2016 election, she told the C-J that she disagrees with Trump's Twitter tactics. Is there anything else she

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