Republican senator claims banning college in the US will 'save America'

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() Republican senator says banning college in the US will 'save America' because it is a 'liberal breeding ground' - before claiming it was all a joke Republican senator Kerry Roberts is under fire after suggesting getting rid of college 'save American' because it is a 'liberal breeding ground' 'If there's one thing that we can do to save America today, it's to get rid of our institutions of higher education right now,' he said last week Roberts was speaking on his radio talk show The Kerry Roberts Show The Tennessee senator took to Facebook to claim it was all hyperbole and humor  Roberts himself is a product of hire education having graduated from Lipscomb University with a bachelor's degree in accounting in 1983 

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Published: 01:38 BST, 11 September 2019 | Updated: 07:06 BST, 11 September 2019

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Republican senator Kerry Roberts is under fire after suggesting getting rid of college 'save American' because it is a 'liberal breeding ground'

Republican senator Kerry Roberts is under fire after suggesting getting rid of college 'save American' because it is a 'liberal breeding ground'

Tennessee senator Kerry Roberts is under fire after he suggested that getting rid of college would 'save America' because it's a 'liberal breeding ground'. 

The Republican senator was discussing a legislative hearing regarding an abortion legislation on his conservative talk show The Kerry Roberts Show. when he referred to an African American activist who is in favor of abortion as a 'hate-filled idiot'.  

'If there's one thing that we can do to save America today, it's to get rid of our institutions of higher education right now and cut the liberal breeding ground off! Good grief!'

He did not identify the woman by name, but said: 'This is a woman who is a product of higher education. She's learned all of this stuff that flies in the face of what we stand for as a

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