ABC News Report: Trump Spoke About David Duke In 2000

Tom Llamas: "Trump Clearly Knows Who David Duke Is. Listen To What He Said In 2000"

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From the February 29 edition of ABC's World News Tonight with David Muir:

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TOM LLAMAS: Today's confrontations coming as the Republican front-runner finds himself in the middle of a new controversy, dodging a question about whether he will reject the support of former Ku Klux Klan Grand Wizard David Duke. 

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LLAMAS: Today, Trump under fire, saying he "didn't understand the question."

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LLAMAS: But Trump clearly knows who David Duke is. Listen to what he said in 2000. 

DONALD TRUMP: David Duke just joined, a bigot, a racist, a problem. I mean, this is not exactly the people you want in your party.

LLAMAS: And Friday, Trump said this.

TRUMP: I didn't even know he endorsed me? David Duke endorsed me? Okay, alright, I disavow, okay?

Previously:

CNN's Jake Tapper Presses Donald Trump To Condemn The Ku Klux Klan

CNN's Jeffrey Lord Defends Trump's Refusal To Disavow KKK By Claiming It Is "A Function Of The Left"

How Trump Acknowledged David Duke On CNN In 1991: "I Hate Seeing What It Represents"

Ben Stein: "It's A Ridiculous Thing" To Call Donald Trump Racist

Pundits Across Political Spectrum Blast Trump For Declining To Disavow Support From KKK

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