Trump Remarks Aid White Supremacists

In 1927, Donald Trump’s father was arrested after a Ku Klux Klan riot in New York

When he was asked on CNN’s State of the Union whether he would condemn the praise of former Ku Klux Klan grand wizard David Duke last year, Donald Trump declined to disavow Duke’s comments. “I don’t know anything about David Duke, okay,” Trump said.

Rachel Maddow looks at the history of Ku Klux Klan in American politics and its quest for power and points out that it was no accident that Donald Trump helped give racists legitimacy with his remarks about the deadly rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Various articles claim Trump’s father, Fred Trump was arrested at Ku Klux Klan riot in New York in 1927



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