The two lawmakers were black men representing South Carolina in Congress, although they were in different worlds politically and ideologically.In 2019, Kleburn told the Post and Courier he was in a relationship. That was “satisfactory” with Scott, but it seems that last October, Scott, the GOP’s only Black senator, was a Republican token.
In an interview, Claiburn also pushed forward Scott’s demands that Republicans are passing a more difficult voting right bill to make it harder to defraud the election.
“It’s not right. There is no cheating,” Kleburn said. “This is crazy, and I hope Tim and the others will stop with this stupidity,”; he added.
His position is in line with what President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris said on Thursday in interviews with NBC and ABC respectively, both emphasizing the need for admission. Know the history of racism in the United States.
“First of all, no, I don’t think America is a racist country. But we have to be truthful about the history of racism in our country and its present existence, ”Harris said.
Those comments echo the discussions raised by Scott as part of the GOP’s response to Biden’s first joint address to Congress on Wednesday.
“America is not a racist country,” Scott said, relating his experience of discrimination.