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(Newsweek) Ohio Republican Bernie Moreno has suggested that reparations should be paid to the descendants of white Civil War soldiers who “freed slaves” while fighting for the Union.
Moreno, an ally of former President Donald Trump, made the remarks this week during a speech to announce his candidacy in Ohio’s 2024 U.S. Senate election, when the seat of incumbent Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown will be contested.
The Republican candidate, who immigrated to the U.S. from Colombia as a child, praised a number of white and largely slave-owning Founding Fathers for winning the Revolutionary War, before saying that the “same group” went on to “free Black people.”
“We stand on shoulders of people like John Adams, James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, George Washington,” said Moreno. “This group of people took on the largest empire in history. They said no, we will not stand for this, and won. That same group…Ohio GOP Candidate Suggests Reparations for White Civil War Union Soldiers