Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama Do votes for Confederate flag violate Congressional oath of office? Former Obama official says 'yes'

Jul 10, 2015
In The News

A former Obama administration official – and descendent of a Confederate leader – has some harsh words for Southern lawmakers who are fighting to ensure the Confederate flag remains atop graves at federal cemeteries.

Writing for The Hill, Denise Rucker Krepp, former chief counsel for the U.S. Maritime Administration and the great-great-great granddaughter of Howell Cobb, one of the founders of the Confederacy, said such votes amount to support of an "insurrectionist government."

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