What kind of bogus headlines are these?
— CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) August 28, 2016
— The Hill (@thehill) August 28, 2016
Um, guys … “claim”? There’s no question that Robert Byrd was in the KKK and it was Hillary Clinton who called him her “mentor.” Here’s the video:
Byrd did apologize for his racist past in 2005:
To all Trump people invoking Robert Byrd's KKK past: In 2005, he said: "I know now I was wrong. Intolerance had no place in America."
— Josh Rogin (@joshrogin) August 26, 2016
And the NACCP forgave Byrd as well, writing that the former KKK leader “became a champion for civil rights and liberties”:
— Patricia Arquette (@PattyArquette) August 28, 2016