Vitézi Rend leaders told the Forward that Gorka took a lifelong oath of loyalty to the group.
A Forward investigation found that Gorka has extensive ties to a Nazi-allied Hungarian paramilitary group.
In a segment on Sean Hannity’s Fox News program Thursday, Sebastian Gorka suggested that Hillary Clinton should be charged with treason.
The controversial aide says the real threat is from the left.
Steve Bannon and Sebastian Gorka represent the nationalist camp within the Trump White House.
As one of the Forward reporters responsible recently for a series of critical stories on Sebastian Gorka, President Trump’s top counterterrorism adviser, I would like to publicly thank Gorka for one of his high-profile comments yesterday.
The Forward has revealed that Sebastian Gorka’s association with a far-right Hungarian group goes back further than previously known.
Today we’re kicking off an exciting celebration – and we’re thrilled you’re part of it. The Forward turns 120 this month – it’s a milestone in Jewish years, and a momentous birthday.
It’s been a tough media weekend for Sebastian Gorka who provided “false” information in a Breitbart interview, had his family links to Holocaust deniers revisited and had his dissertation scathingly reviewed by a foreign studies professor.
Sebastian Gorka, President Trump’s deputy assistant, and his chief adviser on counter-terrorism, has undisputed ties to the Vitézi Rend — a far-right Hungarian group who were close allies of the Nazis in World War II. Born in Britain to Hungarian parents, he became a naturalized American citizen in 2012 after marrying Katherine Cornell. No one has suggested that there is evidence he is anti-Semitic or an enemy of Israel but the ongoing political affiliations of White House advisers matter. Here is the actual evidence under discussion, and why it matters.