Hillary's Mentor Was a KKK Member Mike Vance August 28, 2016 News Hillary has been claiming that Trump is tied to the KKK and Trump has pushed back. According to Trump, Hillary's mentor was a KKK member. Donald Trump retweeted a tweet that said former KKK member Robert Byrd was her "friend and mentor." Hillary's Mentor Was a KKK Member "@DiamondandSilk: Crooked Hillary getting desperate. On TV bashing Trump. @CNN, she forgot how she said a KKK member was her mentor. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 27, 2016 Trump decides to fight fire with fire. What do you think about this? Let us know on Facebook.