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White supremacist's donations to Republican presidential candidates reported

White supremacist's donations to Republican presidential candidates reported

The leader of a white supremacist group cited by Charleston church murder suspect Dylann Roof made $65,000 in donations to Republicans, including several to Republican presidential candidates, the Guardian newspaper reported Sunday night. The paper reported that one of the candidates, Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, will return the $8,500 he received from Earl Holt, leader of the Council of Conservative Citizens. An online manifesto purportedly written by Roof, the suspect in last week's murder of nine blacks at a church in Charleston, S.C., said he learned about "brutal black on white murders" from the Council of Conservative Citizens website. The Guardian also reported...

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