TRUMP AD­VISER AC­CUSED OF HATE LINK

The Jewish Chronicle - - WORLD NEWS -

SE­BAS­TIAN Gorka, Don­ald Trump’s an­titer­ror­ism ad­viser, has been ac­cused of be­ing a mem­ber of the an­ti­semitic group Vitezi Rend, es­tab­lished by wartime Hun­gar­ian leader Mik­los Hor­thy.

Last week, US news site the For­ward cited in­ter­views with mem­bers of Vitezi Rend, who claimed Mr Gorka was sworn in as a mem­ber of the group.

How­ever, an ar­ti­cle in Tablet chal­lenged the al­le­ga­tions and quoted Mr Gorka say­ing: “I have never been a mem­ber of the Vitez Rend. I have never taken an oath of loy­alty to the Vitez Rend. Since child­hood, I have oc­ca­sion­ally worn my fa­ther’s medal and used the ‘V’ ini­tial to hon­our his strug­gle against to­tal­i­tar­i­an­ism.” The For­ward re­sponded by reaf­firm­ing its three sources in Vitezi Rend and pointed out that when Mr Gorka is­sued an state­ment on the mat­ter through the White House he had failed to deny be­ing a mem­ber of the group.

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