GOP committee account deletes ‘Kanye. Elon. Tweet from Trump after you praise Hitler

A Republican Congressional Twitter account quietly deleted a tweet shouting Ye, the rapper formerly known as Kanye West, after the anti-Semitic superstar praised genocidal Nazi leader Adolf Hitler on Alex’s InfoWars show Jones Thursday.

The Oct. 6 tweet ― which simply read “Kanye. Elon. Trump.” – was deleted without comment from the House Judiciary Committee Republicans’ report as Ye appeared on Jones’ show, alongside white nationalist Nick Fuentes, and repeatedly praised Hitler and the Nazi Party.

On the Jones show, Ye said “I see good things about Hitler”, and claimed that the Nazis “did good things too”.

“We need to stop ranting about Nazis all the time,” Ye said. On the show, he wore a black mask that completely covered his face.

At another time he said: “The Jewish media gave us the impression that the Nazis and Hitler never offered us anything of value in the world.”

Jones offered little hindsight, at one point saying that Ye, who had lost billions in corporate deals amid a series of anti-Semitic remarks, was “going through a Jobian trial”, a reference to the biblical book of Job.

Elsewhere, Ye asserted that “the woke culture is controlled by the Zionist media” and said, “I love Hitler. I love Zionists. I love everyone.” Jones chimed in, “That’s a good T-shirt, ‘I Love Hitler.’ I am joking.”

The House Judiciary Committee Republicans account posted the message “Kanye. Elon. Trump” tweeted days after Ye wore a “White Lives Matter” shirt to a fashion show. At the time, Tesla CEO Elon Musk had just ended his attempt to walk away from a deal he had made to buy Twitter, ceding and offering his initial $44 billion for the company after Twitter sued to enforce the deal.

In a statement Thursday, the Republican Jewish Coalition called Ye, Fuentes and Jones “messengers of hate.”

“The conservatives who mistakenly turned themselves in to Kanye West need to make it clear that he is an outcast,” the group said. “Enough is enough.”

Neither Republican staff on the House Judiciary Committee nor a spokesperson for Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) ― the current member of the committee, who is expected to become its chairman when Republicans take the majority in the House in a few weeks ― did respond to HuffPost’s request to comment on the deleted tweet.

Christopher Mathias contributed reporting.


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