John Kelly: Civil War caused by 'lack of ability to compromise'

  • Theresa Seiger, Cox Media Group National Content Desk
2:40 p.m Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017 Homepage
U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly addresses the Center for a New American Security "2017 Navigating the Divide Conference" June 28, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly drew criticism Monday after he suggested that the Civil War happened because of “the lack of the ability to compromise” while discussing the historical significance of Confederate memorials.