Virginia EMT who made racist remarks on a white supremacist podcast loses his job

(CNN)Emergency medical technician Alex McNabb has been let go by Jeb Stuart Rescue Squad months after racist comments surfaced on a podcast in which he compared black patients to gorillas and claimed to take “immense satisfaction” as he “terrorized” an African-American boy with a needle. He has not responded to CNN’s request for comment. Last month McNabb was cleared of wrongdoing by the Virginia Department of Health in an investigation focused solely on whether “any alleged violations of Virginia’s EMS regulations have occurred,” the agency said. Those regulations stipulate that “EMS personnel may not discriminate … based on race, gender, religion, age, national origin, medical condition or any other reason.” After a two-month investigation in which fellow employees were interviewed …