Did Donald Trump's KKK reaction change your opinion on him?

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Trump Blames Earpiece for Not Disavowing Former KKK Leader

On Sunday, CNN anchor Jake Tapper asked Republican front-runner Donald Trump to denounce former KKK grand wizard David Duke's endorsement for his presidential candidacy. During the interview, Trump insisted that he didn't know Duke or about white supremacist groups.

Trump's rivals Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz slammed him for not immediately distancing himself from Duke and the Ku Klux Klan. GOP leaders Mitch McConnell and Paul Ryan also condemned Trump for not denouncing Duke.

Did Trump's handling of the KKK question change your opinion of him? Weigh in below.

During Tapper's interview with Trump he asked: "Will you unequivocally condemn David Duke and say that you don't want his vote and that of other white supremacists in this election?"

To which Trump responded:

"I don't know anything about David Duke, OK? I don't know anything about what you're even talking about with white supremacy or white supremacists. So I don't know. I mean, I don't know — did he endorse me or what's going on? Because I know nothing about David Duke. I know nothing about white supremacists. And so you're asking me a question that I'm supposed to be talking about people that I know nothing about."

After heavy criticism across political parties and on social media, on Monday, Trump blamed a "very bad earpiece" for the stumble.

"I'm sitting in a house in Florida with a very bad earpiece that they gave me and you could hardly hear what he was saying, but what I heard was various groups. And I don't mind disavowing anybody, and I disavowed David Duke and I disavowed him the day before at a major news conference," Trump said.

Trump disavowed Duke's endorsement during a press conference on Friday.

Many media outlets have pointed out that in 2000 Trump didn't run for the Reform Party presidential nomination because he didn't want to be associated with Duke who he called "a bigot, a racist, a problem."

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