October 12th, 2010
07:54 AM ET
8 years ago

Congressional candidate defends wearing Nazi outfit for re-enactment

(CNN) - A Republican candidate running for U.S. Congress says his past donning of a Nazi outfit was part of a historical lesson - and defended his background in military re-enactments.

Rich Iott, a Tea Party favorite running for election in Ohio's 9th Congressional District, explained his position during an interview on CNN's "AC 360" Monday night.

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