Report: Trump’s Counterrerrorism Aide is “Sworn Member” of Nazi-Allied Group

HeadlineMar 17, 2017
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President Donald Trump’s top counterterrorism adviser, Sebastian Gorka, is facing calls to resign after the Jewish American newspaper The Forward reported Gorka is a “sworn member” of a Hungarian far-right, Nazi-allied group. The Forward reported Thursday that members of the Vitézi Rend have confirmed Gorka took a lifelong oath of loyalty to their group, which the U.S. State Department says was “under the direction of the Nazi Government of Germany” during World War II. If the report is true, it means Gorka may have lied on his U.S. immigration application, which requires people disclose ties to such organizations. Gorka has denied reports of his involvement with the Nazi-allied group, telling Tablet magazine, “I have never been a member of the Vitez Rend.” We’ll have more on Sebastian Gorka later in the broadcast.

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