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Virulently Antisemitic Comments by Kanye West Spark New GOP Criticism

posted on December 6, 2022

Anthony Adragna and Olivia Olander of Politico report, “A virulently antisemitic Thursday interview with Ye by right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is sparking new GOP condemnation of the rapper formerly known as Kanye West, nine days after Ye brought a white supremacist to dine with Donald Trump.” West denied that the Holocaust occurred and praised Hitler throughout the interview. Lee Zeldin, a Republican Representative from New York, told Politico, “Kanye West is a deranged antisemite. I want absolutely nothing to do with that lunatic. He’s totally bad news.” Other Republican politicians, including Jim Jordan, the presumptive incoming chair of the Judiciary Committee, have refused to comment on the situation.

Read at Politico