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Dying GOP Senator Apologizes to Muslims for Donald Trump

posted on May 19, 2016

The Daily Beast‘s Tim Mak reports that as former GOP Senator Bob Bennet was dying, he wanted to apologize to Muslims on behalf of his party. “’I’d love to go up to every single one of them to thank them for being in this country, and apologize to them on behalf of the Republican Party for Donald Trump,’ Bennett told his wife and son, both of whom relayed this story to The Daily Beast.” Mak writes, “The Tea Party wave that ousted Bennett from the Senate in 2010 was one of the first signs of popular discontent that has arguably led to the tsunami of support for Donald Trump. As that initial wave receded, it swept away many of the values that Bennett cherished: bipartisanship and concern for vulnerable refugees among them.”

Read at The Daily Beast