David Duke

Neo-Nazis Endorse Trump

Donald Trump just got a big endorsement  but it may upset his pal Vladimir Putin, who hates fascists.

Rocky Suhayda, chairman of the American Nazi Party (ANP), said the New York billionaire is hugely popular among his followers.

David Duke Considering 7th Run for National Office

The former KKK grand wizard has never yet been elected, despite repeated attempts dating back to the 1980s.

07/12/2016 - 17:44
Editorial Intern

David Duke in Belgium, 2008. Photo by Emmanuel d'Aubignosc, Wikimedia Commons.

Donald Trump Disavows David Duke’s Praise

05/06/2016 - 10:17

Washington — Donald Trump “totally” disavowed an anti-Jewish tirade on his behalf by white supremacist David Duke and said there was no place for anti-Semitism in society.

Donald Trump addressing the annual policy conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee in Washington, D.C. JTA

David Duke: Trump Victory Wrests Control Of Country From ‘Jewish Extremists’

05/05/2016 - 12:28

Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke praised Donald Trump’s Indiana primary victory, which makes him the presumptive GOP candidate, and said it has wrested control of the country from “Jewish extremists.”

David Duke, former Ku Klux Klan grand wizard, during a debate with Joe Hicks at Cal State University, Sept. 25, 1996. JTA

Running Scared

With the GOP congressional leadership's "hope and prayer" strategy for dumping Donald Trump having collapsed, they've moved to the public handwringing and clumsy plotting phase.

After Donald Trump Wavers On David Duke, ADL Publishes Candidates’ Guide To Racists

03/01/2016 - 11:35

The Anti-Defamation League sent the presidential candidates a list of racists whose endorsements it said they should reject, a day after Donald Trump wavered in disavowing white supremacist David Duke.

Donald Trump speaking at a rally at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Texas, Feb. 26. 2016. JTA

David Duke for President?

The latest politician to threaten to toss his hat in the ring to unseat the first African-American president is former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke, an outspoken anti-Semite. Duke, who calls Barack Obama" a "Zionist running dog" and Israel "the real rogue nuclear state" says he plans to make a 25-state tour to test support for his viability for the 2012 Republican nomination. His website says, "Duke for President? It's Up to You."

Vouchers Get a Boost

05/06/1999 - 20:00
Washington Correspondent

The debate over school vouchers is heating up around the country, and Jewish groups on both sides of the issue are jumping into the fray. But despite all the noise, most observers agree Jewish voters haven’t strayed too far from their traditional opposition to plans that provide indirect public support for private and parochial schools.
The impetus for the new push comes from Florida, where the state legislature passed a major voucher plan last week.

Indyk Blasts ZOA President

04/29/1999 - 20:00
Washington Correspondent

Indyk Blasts ZOA President

A top State Department official, criticized for hiring a pro-Palestinian activist, fired back with both barrels this week. Speaking before the Anti-Defamation League leadership conference on Monday, Assistant Secretary of State for Near East Affairs Martin Indyk read an angry statement defending his hiring of Joseph Zogby, a young lawyer and the son of longtime Arab-American leader James Zogby.

No change in Israel aid policy

Israeli newspapers were in an uproar this week over reports that the Clinton administration is blocking Israel’s chunk of a big supplementary aid package now before Congress, while pushing the Palestinian appropriation. Not so, say numerous sourc

03/11/1999 - 19:00
Washington Correspondent

No Change In Aid Policy?

Israeli newspapers were in an uproar this week over reports that the Clinton administration is blocking Israel’s chunk of a big supplementary aid package now before Congress, while pushing the Palestinian appropriation. Not so, say numerous sources in Washington. The Israeli and Palestinian aid is still on the table, and there is almost no likelihood they will be split.

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