John Lewis: Biden's segregationists comments not offensive



Civil Rights icon John Lewis came to Joe Biden’s defense after Biden suffered backlash over his boasting of working with political adversaries, such as racist segregationists, as a lawmaker.

“I don’t think the remarks were offensive,” the Georgia Democrat said. “During the height of the Civil Rights Movement, we worked with people and got to know people that was members of the Klan.”

Biden’s segregationist comments sparked a backlash from his Democratic rivals in the 2020 primary, particularly from his black opponents. But Lewis, like several other prominent African-American lawmakers, had Biden’s back with a full-throated defense of the front-runner.

Read more: https://politi.co/2IwnFW8

source

Disclosure of Material Connection: Some of the links in the post above are “affiliate links.” This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, I will receive an affiliate commission. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will add value to my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”

11 Comments
  1. justice 101 5 months ago
  2. justice 101 5 months ago
  3. Krystal Gustin 5 months ago
  4. myfavs 5 months ago
  5. jedi26 jedi26 5 months ago
  6. Butch Cassidy 5 months ago
  7. Joseph McDonald 5 months ago
  8. Mo A 5 months ago
  9. Jace King 5 months ago
  10. Cynthia Bell 5 months ago
  11. Mihir Patel 5 months ago

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Privacy | Terms | Contact