Video Shows Trump Advisor Seb Gorka Backed Racist Militia in Hungary

by Jim Lobe In the latest and most damning chapter in the saga of Sebastian Gorka, the Forward newspaper has discovered a 2007 video recording in which the Trump national-security aide and foreign-policy spokesman voices support for a violent racist… Continue Reading  

Did Bannon Tell Gorka to Ditch the Vitezi Medal at Hungarian Reception?

by Jim Lobe It was another not-so-good week for Sebastian Gorka. Trump’s top counter-terrorism aide has been under siege due to his past associations with far-right groups in Hungary as well as ongoing questions from well-recognized experts in the field… Continue Reading  

Gorka Hedges, Evades on Vitezi Rend Tie

by Eli Clifton and Jim Lobe Trump counter-terrorism adviser Sebastian Gorka has offered a series of inconsistent reactions to The Forward’s report that he is a sworn member of Vitezi Rend. This chivalric order was founded in the 1920s by… Continue Reading  

Yes, There Is a Deep State—But Not the Right Wing’s Caricature

by Mike Lofgren The heated controversy over the right wing’s characterization of Donald Trump’s chronic conflict with the U.S. intelligence community as the machinations of “the Deep State” has inevitably generated political pushback from more establishmentarian figures. Paul Pillar on… Continue Reading  

Anne Frank Center Calls For Resignation of Trump Adviser Sebastian Gorka

by Eli Clifton and Jim Lobe The Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect blasted President Donald Trump’s counter-terrorism adviser and former Breitbart national security editor, Sebastian Gorka, in a statement released today. The Center called for Gorka to resign, following… Continue Reading