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February 29, 2016 6:06 am

Trump Refuses to Repudiate David Duke Endorsement, Tweets Mussolini Quote

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Donald Trump. Photo: Gage Skidmore.

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NPR – On the Sunday morning talk shows, Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump refused to condemn endorsements from a prominent white supremacist and former KKK leader, and said he retweeted a Mussolini quote because “it’s a very good quote.”

The extended conversation about white supremacists came on CNN’s State of the Union, where Jake Tapper asked if Trump would distance himself from an endorsement by David Duke, former grand wizard of the Ku Klux Klan. Duke has told his radio audience that voting against Trump would be “treason to your heritage.”

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