Washington AG fires investigator who stiffed a waitress on a tip for wearing a Black Lives Matter pin
The incident took place in September
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Washington state Deputy Attorney General Todd Bowers has fired senior criminal investigator Cloyd Steiger after it was found Steiger stiffed a Tacoma waitress on a tip for wearing a Black Lives Matter pin while working.POLL: What do you like least about Kamala Harris?
What are the details of the incident?
According to KING-TV, Steiger — a 61-year-old former Seattle police homicide detective — visited a restaurant on Sept. 6, where he ran up a $46.74 bill and refused to tip the server.
Instead, on the purchase receipt, Steiger wrote, “BLM button = no tip. That’s how socialism works.”
While at the restaurant, Steiger also reportedly “made a scene.”
According to The Seattle Times:
A server, 19-year-old Reese Vincent