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Mentioning Trump and K.K.K. in Same Sentence, Biden Condemns Hate

posted on January 23, 2020

The New York Times’s Stephanie Saul reports from former Vice President Joe Biden’s Sunday visit to Bethlehem Baptist Church, a black congregation in South Carolina, where the presidential candidate is a favorite to win the Democratic primary. Biden invoked the KKK alongside the president and compared the current political climate to violence against black Americans in the 1960s. Saul writes, “His remarks to the 1,300-member congregation were among the strongest condemnations of the president to date in a campaign season in which a number of leading candidates have harshly criticized the president’s posture on race and immigration.”

Read at The New York Times