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Trump Endorses Book by WI Sheriff David Clarke, Who Compared BLM to KKK

HeadlineAug 29, 2017

In addition to his failure to quickly condemn the white supremacist violence, President Trump is also facing criticism for tweeting an endorsement of Wisconsin Sheriff David Clarke’s new book on Sunday morning. As the floodwaters in Houston continued to rise, Trump tweeted, “A great book by a great guy, highly recommended!” Sheriff Clarke has compared the Black Lives Matter movement to the Ku Klux Klan. He and his employees are facing multiple lawsuits alleging they have abused and neglected prisoners at the Milwaukee County Jail, in cases that have led to the death of an infant as well as an adult prisoner who died of dehydration after being denied access to water for a week.

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