Bernie Sanders, a Jew, has endorsed Keith Ellison, a Muslim, to run The Democratic National Committee. The Minnesota Democrat is one of two Muslims in Congress.
CNN Former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders — a registered independent who caucuses with Democrats and fought a lengthy primary battle for the party’s nomination this year — and top allies are touting Rep. Keith Ellison for the job.
The Muslim-American congressman from Minnesota currently co-chairs the Congressional Progressive Caucus.
In an email to supporters late Thursday, the Vermont senator said Ellison was uniquely qualified to take on “the political establishment and billionaire class,” and that “his experience and perspective would be key to leading the fight against Trump.”
Ellison supported Sanders in the primary, but emerged as a vocal Hillary Clinton supporter after she clinched the nomination. Sanders named Ellison to the Democratic convention’s platform
Ellison is a well-known Israel-hater and allegedly has ties to Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood (See links below)
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