If the name “Gorka” sounds familiar, it should. Katherine is the wife another close Trump advisor, Sebastian Gorka (right), one of the most respected experts on Islamic jihad, terrorism, and national security issues. During Barack Obama’s presidency, Katherine Gorka extensively criticized DHS for teaching employees that Islam is a ‘religion of peace.’
The Intercept (h/t Mike F) Katharine Gorka, a highly-respected national security analyst and anti-Islam activist, has been named as an “adviser” to the Department of Homeland Security’s policy office, after serving on President Trump’s transition team for the department.
Gorka’s appointment is listed in documents obtained under the Freedom of Information Act by the watchdog group American Oversight. Her title, as of April 7, is listed as adviser to the department’s office of policy.