Donald Trump HAS NOT BEEN Exposed As Member Of KKK

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  • by: Jeremy Smith

Donald Trump's failure to denounce the KKK during a recent CNN interview has brought up an old known hoax story about him being a member of the Klan. Lead Stories posted a story in November 2015 addressing this issue.

Right after their fake story about a fake murder, fake news website Celebtricity posted fake accusations against Donald Trump, claiming he was revealed to be a member of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) by hacker collective Anonymous. The story quickly went viral according to Lead Stories' Trendolizer™:

The article ends on this (presumably fake) quote which no other reputable website seems to have published:

Everyone knows my dad was a Klansmen and it runs in the family but Look people...just because I'm an active KKK member doesn't mean I'm a racist, I mean if Obama is a Muslim then why can't I be apart of a brotherhood and have pride in my white heritage? If Obama shows me his birth certificate I will disassociate myself with the Klan, they do a lot of good for my community just like the people of Islam do on Obama's behalf

An account on Twitter claiming to be affiliated with Anonymous did indeed anounce a while ago they were going to reveal a list of KKK members obtained through hacking:

In November 2nd 2015 they said this:

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Jeremy Smith is from Cape Girardeau, Missouri, and currently resides in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He is an editor at Lead Stories, www.leadstories.com, mainly focusing on debunking hoax stories. 

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