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Briefing: Mike Pompeo’s Anti-Muslim Rhetoric & Ties

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WASHINGTON DC 

Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo is a longtime ally of prominent anti-Muslim extremists Frank Gaffney and Brigitte Gabriel and has worked closely with their organizations. In 2013, then-Congressman Pompeo suggested that American Muslim leaders were complicit in the Boston Marathon bombing.

On Monday, April 9, join leading interfaith and Muslim rights experts for a Capitol Hill briefing to examine Pompeo’s anti-Muslim record and the consequences of nominating an Islamophobe to serve as the nation’s top diplomat.

The briefing, organized by Interfaith Alliance, will feature speakers from the Arab American InstituteMuslim AdvocatesMuslim Public Affairs Council – MPAC and Shoulder-to-Shoulder.

WHAT: Interfaith and Muslim rights experts explore Mike Pompeo’s record on anti-Muslim bigotry and call for Senate scrutiny

WHO: Maya Berry, Executive Director, Arab American Institute;
Hoda Hawa, Director of Policy and Advocacy, Muslim Public Affairs Council; Rabbi Jack Moline, President, Interfaith Alliance; Catherine Orsborn, Shoulder to Shoulder; Scott Simpson, Muslim Advocates

WHEN: Monday, April 9, 2018, at 10 AM

WHERE: Russell Senate Office Building, Room 485, 2 Constitution Ave NE, Washington, DC

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