Lawmaker who said Rothschilds control the climate apologizes

WASHINGTON (AP) — A D.C. Council member apologized for a social media post in which he claimed that Jewish financiers control the climate.

The Washington Post <a target=”&mdash;blank” href=”https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/dc-politics/dc-lawmaker-says-recent-snowfall-caused-byrothschilds-controlling-the-climate/2018/03/18/daeb0eae-2ae0-11e8-911f-ca7f68bff0fc%E2%80%94story.html?utm%E2%80%94term=.3ce088e4746d”>reported</a> Sunday that Trayon White Sr. (D-Ward 8) posted a video to his official Facebook page as snow flurries were hitting the nation’s capital.

He said, “D.C. keep talking about ‘We are a resilient city.’ And that’s a model based off the Rothschilds controlling the climate to create natural disasters they can pay for to own the cities.”

White apologized, saying he didn’t realize his remarks were anti-Semitic.

The newspaper <a target=”&mdash;blank” href=”https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/dc-politics/dc-lawmaker-who-said-rothschilds-control-the-climate-also-said-they-the-control-federal-government/2018/03/19/a51307c6-2b9b-11e8-8688-e053ba58f1e4%E2%80%94story.html”>reported</a> Monday that White contended that the Rothchilds’ control the World Bank and the federal government, making those remarks during a February gathering of top officials.

The Rothschilds are a famous European business dynasty that has been subject to anti-Semitic conspiracy theories.

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Information from: The Washington Post, <a target=”&mdash;blank” href=”http://www.washingtonpost.com”>http://www.washingtonpost.com</a>

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