Briefing: Mike Pompeo’s Anti-Muslim Rhetoric & Ties
Date(s) - 04/10/2018
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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.
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