PLANTING THE EVIDENCE: Oregon Democratic official cried “hate crime” and now admits he wrote racist letter to himself https://t.co/LTIwT0X7VI— Dinesh D'Souza (@DineshDSouza) July 7, 2020
Racist letter sent to Oregon politician was actually written by himself, police say https://t.co/5eRXYAKVOj— The Sacramento Bee (@sacbee_news) July 8, 2020
Hermiston Police Chief Jason Edmiston said Jonathan Lopez, a recent candidate for Umatilla County commissioner, has confessed that a racist letter he claimed was left anonymously in his mailbox was actually written by him. https://t.co/Py0NuTHgUi— East Oregonian (@EastOregonian) July 6, 2020
Most articles don't mention his party affiliation. If he was a Republican that'd be in the first 5 words.