Republican McCarthyism On The Raise – ‘Witness At Cruz Hearing Smears 2 Dem Reps As Tied To Muslim Brotherhood’
Update: ‘This post has been updated. A witness at a congressional hearing claimed Tuesday that Congress’ two Muslim members spoke at a convention with ties to the Muslim Brotherhood’.
‘The allegations came during a Senate subcommittee hearing titled “Willful Blindness: Consequences of Agency Efforts to Deemphasize Radical Islam in Combating Terrorism” sponsored by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)’.
‘The witness, Chris Gaubatz, alleged that Reps. Keith Ellison (D-MN) and André Carson (D-IN) participated in a 2008 convention held by the Islamic Society of North America, which Gaubatz labeled as a “Muslim Brotherhood event.”
“I attended a convention in Columbus, Ohio, in 2008, organized by Muslim Brotherhood group, ISNA, and both the Department of Homeland Security, and the Department of Justice Federal Bureau of Prisons had recruitment and outreach booths,” Gaubatz said. “Both Congressman Keith Ellison and Andre Carson spoke at the Muslim Brotherhood event.”