An Ohio National Guard soldier, who was suspended and recalled from his mission in Washington, D.C., earlier this month for holding white supremacist views, appeared on a neo-fascist podcast uploaded Sunday, where he said that he was being discharged from the military and discussed how federal agents tracked him down and confronted him.
-Right Wing Watch; 6/30/2020
The president had shared a video on Twitter that included a Trump supporter shouting “white power” at counterprotesters during a demonstration at the Villages, a retirement community in central Florida, and had called his supporters there “great people.”
-Washington Post; 6/29/2020
Staff, students, and athletes at Kansas State University are speaking out again against Kansas State student Jaden McNeil, a leader within the white nationalist youth movement, after McNeil authored several racist posts online about George Floyd, a black man killed by a white police officer in Minneapolis.
-Right Wing Watch; 6/26/2020
Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) argued Thursday that the District of Columbia does not deserve to be a state, asserting that while Wyoming has a smaller population, it has a greater right because it’s a “well-rounded working-class state.”
-Washington Post; 6/25/2020
The charges against Melzer are likely to renew concerns about white nationalist and extremist influences within the U.S. military amid an increase in violence linked to right-wing fringe movements
-Washington Post; 6/23/2020
War Room: Pandemic is a podcast and radio program that appeals to a MAGA audience and focuses on the coronavirus, and is hosted by President Trump’s former chief strategist at the White House and by the former Nigel Farage adviser Raheem Kassam.
It has covered COVID-19 and pushed false narratives about the virus, including giving weight to the unproven theory that it was somehow man-made.
-The Daily Beast; 6/22/2020