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Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith attended segregational school, praised Confederates in legislation: reports


At a Monday news discussion about an publicity by a National Right to Life Committee, Gov. Phil Bryant and Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith were asked about Hyde-Smith’s comments about attending a hanging, prisoner in a video posted online Sunday.
Luke Ramseth

WASHINGTON – Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith attended a separation academy in high propagandize and praised a Confederate soldier’s attempts to “defend his homeland,” according to reports. 

The reports, from a Jackson Free Press, an eccentric journal in Mississippi, and CNN, are a latest that try to span Hyde-Smith with Mississippi’s extremist story forward of a moving runoff choosing opposite Democrat Mike Espy, who is opposed to turn a state’s initial African-American in the Senate given a Reconstruction. 

In new weeks, Hyde-Smith was criticized for a fun where she pronounced she’d gladly attend a “public hanging” and be in a “front row.” She was also prisoner on video creation a fun about voter suppression, and photos posted to Facebook in 2014 uncover her with Confederate equipment and a heading reading, “Mississippi story during a best!”

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Espy has forked regularly to a comments while campaigning. Hyde-Smith apologized for a “hanging” comments during a discuss progressing this week and dubbed a voting termination comments a “joke.” 

But a continued reports have garnered inhabitant courtesy to a runoff race, that is approaching to see a higher-than-average turnout. President Donald Trump is formulation mixed rallies subsequent week forward of a choosing to assistance close another Republican chair in a Senate after vast waste in a House authorised Democrats to benefit control.