Friday, August 18, 2017
Sebastian Gorka member of Nazi supporting Vitézi Rend ?
Larry Cohler-Esses, who first reported the allegations in The Forward, a leading Jewish American newspaper that Sebastian Gorka was in Vitézi Rend.
The outlet reports members of the Vitézi Rend elite order confirmed Gorka took a lifelong oath of loyalty to the Hungarian far-right group, which is listed by the U.S. State Department as having been “under the direction of the Nazi Government of Germany” during World War II.
Questions first emerged about Gorka’s ties to the group after the website LobeLog published photographs of Gorka wearing a Vitézi Rend medal on his lapel at a presidential inauguration ball on January 20.
Gorka has denied reports of his involvement with the group, but if he is found to have failed to disclose this in his immigration application, it could make him inadmissible to the country under the Immigration and Nationality Act.
The revelation comes as Jewish community centers and synagogues around the U.S. reported another wave of bomb threats over the weekend.
Posted by nickglais on 8/18/2017 03:43:00 AM