Biden Touts Undesirable Endorsements

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden touted an endorsement from a group of leading Muslim officials who have accused Jews of dual loyalty to America and praised anti-Semitic Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan.

A group of nearly 50 Muslim elected officials across the country expressed support for Biden in a late-July letter sponsored by Emgage, an anti-Israel Muslim-American group funded by liberal billionaire George Soros. Emgage has drawn scrutiny in recent years for defending terrorist groups and collaborating with Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated organizations.

Biden, in a July video message to Emgage and its supporters, said he was honored to receive the endorsement and inspired by the group’s “one million Muslim voters” campaign, a nod to Farrakhan’s 1995 Million Man March on Washington, D.C. Biden also said he wished “we taught more in our schools about the Islamic faith” during his video message.

The Emgage letter is signed by local, state, and federal officials who have endorsed Israel boycotts and come under fire for anti-Semitic rhetoric. This includes Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.), who claimed that Israel and its American supporters have “hypnotized the world.”

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