Utah Senator’s Twitter account removed after controversial tweet

Posted at 8:00 AM, Apr 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-05 10:25:43-04

HIGHLAND, Utah – A Utah politician’s Twitter account is no longer active/public after he posted a controversial tweet Monday night.alvin jackson tweet

Senator Al Jackson (R-Highland) tweeted, “Great game tonight. Nice to see two clean cut teams compete void of tattoos and nappy heads.”

The tweet was taken down and shortly after, the account was no longer visible on Twitter.

Sen. Jackson made the tweet during the NCAA men’s basketball national championship between Villanova and the University of North Carolina.

He previously announced he would be leaving his Senate seat midterm to move back East to be near his family.

In case you missed the game, Villanova beat UNC 77-74.