Hakeem Jeffries

I'm a Jewish American who worked with Steve Bannon. He is not a racist or an anti-Semite

I'm a Jewish American who worked with Steve Bannon. He is not a racist or an anti-Semite

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-New York) called White House  chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon “a stone cold racist and a white supremacist sympathizer” in an interview on MSNBC. Steven Goldstein, executive director for the Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect  wants the president to fire Bannon because he is a “notorious anti-Semite.”

As a Jewish American who worked with Bannon at Breitbart News, I am certain these characterizations are false. They are the leading edge of a distortion campaign that mislabels Bannon as virulently prejudiced, anti-immigrant and a cultural fascist.    

In the six years I have known Bannon, I have never heard him make...

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