“Kanye, Elon, Trump,” read the tweet, lifting the rapper alongside Twitter’s new owner Elon Musk and former President Donald Trump, who have been reviving once-banned right-wing figures. .
The tweet spewed out a long-leafed anti-Semitic rant during an appearance on InfoWars, a show hosted by conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, known for promoting falsehoods surrounding events like the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting. Deleted Thursday.
“I love Jews, but I also love Nazis,” Ye said on Thursday’s show. He also reiterated his admiration for Adolf Hitler.
Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee did not immediately return requests for comment on the deleted tweet.
Ye said at Paris Fashion Week in early Octoberwhite lives matter“T-shirt.
A day after a tweet by a Republican on the House Judiciary Committee, Ye posted a now-deleted post on Instagram saying he was going.”Descon 3“About the Jews.
The tweets continued after that, from when Ye doubled down on his anti-Semitic remarks in other interviews. lost a good deal With companies like Gap and Adidas.
On Nov. 22, Trump agreed to have dinner with Ye at his club Mar-a-Lago in Florida.What should have been a quiet dinner for two turned into a public relations nightmare For Trump, who recently announced his run for president in 2024, when Ye brought in white supremacist Nick Fuentes.
Trump has said he was unaware of Fuentes or his views when he met him, but has made no apologies for meeting him or Ye.
In a statement Thursday, Republican Jewish Coalition leaders called Yeh’s InfoWars appearance a “horrific cesspool of dangerous, bigoted Jewish hatred.”
“Conservatives who mistakenly indulged Kanye West must make it clear he is a pariah,” said the organization’s national president and former Minnesota senator Norm Coleman and CEO Matt Brooks in a statement. said in. “Come on.”
sahil kapoor contributed.