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Trump "disavows" former KKK leader's support

Friday, February 26, 2016 - 00:26

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says he didn't even know former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke endorsed him but says he disavows it. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) After being endorsed by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Friday (February 26) that he disavowed former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke's support. "I didn't even know he endorsed me," Trump said in response to a reporter's question in Forth Worth, Texas. "Alright, I disavow, ok?" Trump won the surprise endorsement of Christie, the most prominent mainstream Republican to get behind the former reality TV star's White House campaign. Christie said the billionaire had the best chance of beating Democrat Hillary Clinton in the Nov. 8 U.S. presidential election. His endorsement gives the front-runner Trump a further lift before the March 1 Super Tuesday nominating contests.

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Trump "disavows" former KKK leader's support

Friday, February 26, 2016 - 00:26