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Whoopi Goldberg Falsely Claims Turning Level USA ‘Embraced’ Neo-Nazis

CLAIM: Whoopi Goldberg claimed Monday on ABC’s The View that Turning Level USA (TPUSA) “embrace[d]” neo-Nazis at its Scholar Motion Summit in Tampa, Florida, over the weekend and that protesters wielding swastika and SS flags had been “within the combine of individuals” on the occasion.

“You embrace [neo-Nazis] at your factor,” Goldberg claimed of TPUSA. “I do know they weren’t within the constructing, however they had been within the combine of individuals on the factor.”

VERDICT: FALSE. Turning Level USA didn’t embrace the group of people who stood exterior the occasion venue wielding swastika and SS flags on Saturday afternoon. The protesters dressed as neo-Nazis had been additionally by no means “within the combine” with occasion attendees. The protesters elicited the identical response from occasion attendees because the pro-abortion protesters did one hour prior: they had been shunned and confronted backlash.

Furthermore, that was not the one false declare Goldberg made Monday on The View. The tv host additionally fictitiously said that TPUSA had allowed the protesters dressed as neo-Nazis into the occasion.

“You allow them to in, and also you knew what they had been, so you’re complicit,” Goldberg falsely claimed.

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After being pressured to retract her remark reside on the air, Goldberg doubled down on her preliminary suggestion by falsely claiming that the conservative pupil group welcomed the protesters on the occasion.

“Let me make a fast clarification concerning the neo-Nazis on the Turning Level occasion,” she mentioned. “They had been exterior protesters. My level was extra metaphorical. You embrace them at your factor. So, they weren’t within the constructing.”

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Turning Level USA responded to Goldberg’s fictitious declare by issuing a stop and desist letter to ABC Information on Tuesday, demanding the corporate “retract the defamatory statements” made on The View concerning the TPUSA’s Scholar Motion Summit or face authorized motion, in keeping with a report by Fox Information Digital.

The group additionally took to Twitter to level out that “a gaggle of Antifa and left wing protesters confirmed up, predictably, to protest our occasion, they finally dispersed, then minutes later these ‘nazis’ appeared.”

“Who’re these folks? We don’t know, and apparently ABC and different information media aren’t curious sufficient to search out out,” TPUSA added.

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The id of the protesters dressed as neo-Nazis stays unclear as most of them had their total faces hid.

This reporter was at a restaurant throughout the road from the occasion venue when she witnessed a couple of dozen protesters arrive waving swastika and SS flags. In an identical trend to Antifa, the protesters had been clad in all-black, sporting black balaclava-type headgear and sun shades, making it nearly not possible to determine their faces.

Protesters dressed as neo-Nazis outside Turning Point USA's Student Action Summit in Tampa, Florida. (Alana Mastrangelo/Breitbart News)

Protesters dressed as neo-Nazis exterior Turning Level USA’s Scholar Motion Summit in Tampa, Florida. (Alana Mastrangelo/Breitbart Information)

“We don’t know who they’re or why they had been on the conference heart,” TPUSA mentioned in a assertion. “They’d nothing to do with TPUSA, our occasion, or our college students.”

“Our college students, after initially confronting them, finally took the mature route and vacated the area. As soon as that occurred, these people left,” the group added.

Goldberg’s false “neo-Nazi” claims about Turning Level USA come after she was suspended from ABC earlier this yr following feedback she made concerning the Holocaust during which The View host falsely said that the extermination of six million Jews was not about race.

You possibly can observe Alana Mastrangelo on Fb and Twitter at @ARmastrangelo, and on Instagram.



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