Trump surrogate apologizes for overstating credentials

Mark Burns speaks during a rally for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in Austin, Texas on August 23, 2016A black televangelist who has been a campaign surrogate for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has admitted he “overstated” his accomplishments in a biography posted on his church’s website. Mark Burns walked off the set of a CNN interview that aired Saturday after being confronted with questions about claims made on the website about his educational background and military service. In the CNN interview, Burns acknowledged he had not graduated from North Greenville University as stated on the church website page nor was he admitted to a historically black fraternity, Kappa Alpha Psi, as claimed.

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