Hillary (Who Loved Klansman Robert Byrd) Smears Trump as KKK Candidate August 25, 2016 Hypocrisy at its Finest! RUSH: The Ku Klux Klan is a Democrat entity. It has always been. In fact, there was even a member of the Ku Klux Klan in the United States Senate. His name was Robert Byrd, and he was a Democrat from West Virginia.