Sen. Rand Paul defends staffer who wore Confederate mask and praised Lincoln assassination

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Tom Whalen, College of General Studies

Saying he was only “vaguely” aware of an aide’s past views supporting Southern secession and Lincoln’s assassination, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul nevertheless defended him as “incredibly talented” in an interview published Thursday…

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“If you are running for president, you don’t want people to question your judgment or, in this case, your character.”

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