A top lawyer for the Democratic National Committee (DNC) strongly condemned the anti-Semitic rhetoric of Louis Farrakhan, saying that anyone who is unable to condemn Farrakhan is “clearly and unequivocally” not part of the Democratic Party, despite the fact that the DNC itself has remained silent on Farrakhan.
Rep. Todd Rokita (R., Ind.) on Tuesday morning introduced a resolution condemning noted anti-Semite Louis Farrakhan for spreading ideas that generate animosity and anger towards Jewish Americans and the Jewish religion.
Republican National Committee chairwoman Ronna McDaniel has called on Democratic counterpart Tom Perez to explain Rep. Keith Ellison’s (D., Minn.) relationship with noted anti-Semite Louis Farrakhan.
The Washington Post Fact-Checker has given Rep. Keith Ellison (D., Minn.), the vice-chairman of the Democratic National Committee, its highest rating for falsehoods after the congressman claimed his relationship Louis Farrakhan ended in 2006.
Rep. Keith Ellison (D., Minn.) said that none of his colleagues ever asked him about his connections with controversial Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan as he campaigned to take over as the lead sponsor of a single-payer health care bill, ripping the media for focusing on “this Farrakhan thing.”
Rep. Keith Ellison (Minn.), deputy chairman of the Democratic National Committee, on Wednesday became the new sponsor of the Expanded & Improved Medicare for All Act, the single-payer health care bill in the House.