Chief of Staff Kelly’s Comments on Civil War Draw Widespread Rebuke


White House Chief of Staff John Kelly's remarks that a “lack of an ability to compromise” is what led to the Civil War — failing to mention the deep divide caused by slavery — is being picked apart by some historians who say the former general needs to reconsider the facts.

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