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Republican Tim Scott Would Have Agreed to Speak at MLK Anniversary -- But All the Lone Black U.S. Senator Got Was a Mass-Emailed Invitation to Attend

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"We attempted very vigorously to have someone from the GOP participate and unfortunately they were unable to find someone who was able to participate.”

Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) (Credit: )

Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) would have agreed to speak at the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech Wednesday had he been asked to do so, his office confirmed to TheBlaze.

Tim Scott Sen. Tim Scott speaks to supporters during an event where South Carolina Republican Gov. Nikki Haley announced her candidacy for a second term at the Bi-Lo Center Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, in Greenville, S.C. (AP)

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