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February 14, 2018

PETER HASSON: Democrats’ Farrakhan Problem Just Became A Campaign Issue.

Four different Democrats have either attended a private event with Farrakhan — a notorious anti-Semite who describes Jews as “Satanic” — or publicly expressed support for the hate group leader.

In the scandal’s most recent development, three Democratic congressmen were revealed to have attended a private dinner with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Farrakhan.

Minnesota Rep. and Democratic National Committee vice-chair Keith Ellison, New York Rep. Gregory Meeks and Indiana Rep. Andre Carson all reportedly attended the dinner, the details of which only became public last week.

In 2015, two years after the dinner with Rouhani, Carson and Ellison visited Farrakhan in a Washington hotel room, Farrakhan said in a 2016 video posted on his Facebook page. Farrakhan blamed Jews in the media for forcing Ellison to distance himself from the hate group leader.

The Daily Caller reached out to spokespeople for both Carson and Ellison to ask if they would deny Farrakhan’s account of their 2015. Neither provided an answer.

This comes on top of yesterday’s report that “4 Ohio Dem. Governor Candidates Speak at Event Hosted By Hamas-Linked Muslim Group.”

If Democrats playing footsie with black nationalists, anti-Semites, and the damn President of Iran isn’t a campaign issue, then what’s the point of campaigning?