Far left Rep. Keith Ellison doesn’t like being reminded about his past connections to Louis Farrakhan. He certainly doesn’t want to be reminded about it when he’s on CNN trying to trash Trump but that’s what happened.
The Daily Caller reports:
KEITH ELLISON GRILLED BY CNN’S TAPPER OVER FORMER SUPPORT FOR ANTI-SEMITE
Democratic Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison struggled to answer for his past support of anti-Semitic Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan during a CNN interview Tuesday.
Ellison originally appeared on “The Lead” with anchor Jake Tapper to talk about the Supreme Court upholding President Donald Trump’s travel ban, but the interview quickly went off the rails when Ellison said the ruling was “bigoted.”
“You’ve been decrying President Trump’s bigotry, obviously you used to follow somebody who continually expressed sexist anti-LGBTQ and anti-Semitic bigotry, Louis Farrakhan,” Tapper asserted…
“If anyone who raises concerns of bigotry then is put in a position of having to defend themselves then we never get to talk about bigotry,” Ellison asserted. “But if you’re going to try to put me on the spot and explain myself, I didn’t pass a Muslim ban!”
“Now you’re trying to put me on the spot — it’s not fair,” Ellison doubled down.
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Ellison is planning to run for attorney general in Minnesota. These are completely fair questions.