VA head Robert Wilkie once called the Confederacy's president a 'martyr to 'The Lost Cause' '

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Veterans Affairs secretary Robert Wilkie once lauded the Confederate president Jefferson Davis as a “martyr to ‘The Lost Cause.’ ”

Wilkie also referred to Davis as an “exceptional man in an exceptional age” during the 1995 speech at the U.S. Capitol, CNN reported.

The two-decade-old speech — which…

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