Rep. Steve Cohen Says A Black Guy Told Him He’s Black Because Of His Paternity Test

He took it as a compliment.

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It’s been a tough week for Rep. Steve Cohen. It got tougher Saturday night on the road in DC.

The 1986 Cadillac the Tennessee Democrat drives around town finally crapped out.

But Cohen says the experience gave him fresh perspective on the paternity case that dogged him all week.

The anecdote didn’t go over well with some.

Cohen said he took it as a compliment and hears it all the time in his Memphis, TN district.

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