GOP Jewish Coalition demands resignation of 7 Democrats over 'ties' to Farrakhan

He’s the controversial leader of the Nation of Islam, and an accused anti-semite. 

Now, the Republican Jewish Coalition is calling for the resignation of seven Democratic members of Congress, alleging ‘their connection’ to Louis Farrakhan.

The lobbying group is calling for the resignations of Representatives Keith Ellison, Barbara Lee, Maxine Waters, Danny Davis, Andre Carson, Gregory Meeks, and Al Green, all who it claims have at one point met Farrakhan, although not recently.

The calls for resignation coming after a recent speech Farrakhan gave for Nation of Islam’s Saviour’s Day surfaced in which he reportedly said Jewish people quote “are my enemy.”

Following the calls for resignation, Representative Meeks has responded calling Farrakhan’s anti-semitic messages “upsetting & unacceptable” with Representative Davis condemning Farrakhan’s statements but also telling The Daily Caller he thinks he’s an “outstanding human being.”

Through a spokesman, Representative Ellison, the deputy director the DNC, telling Fox News he’s “repeatedly disavowed anti-Semitism and bigotry, since his first campaign for Congress in 2006.” Ellison is the first Muslim member of Congress.

Donald Trump, Jr also weighing in, sarcastically tweeting “I guess all the denouncing from the Dems who have met with him must be lost in the mail??? I’m sure they’ll be all over it someday.”

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Religious leader Louis Farrakhan gives the keynote speech at the Nation of Islam Saviours' Day convention in Detroit, Michigan, U.S. February 19, 2017. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook
Religious leader Louis Farrakhan gives the keynote speech at the Nation of Islam Saviours' Day convention in Detroit, Michigan, U.S. February 19, 2017. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook
Religious leader Louis Farrakhan gives the keynote speech at the Nation of Islam annual national convention in Detroit, Michigan, U.S. February 19, 2017. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook
Religious leader Louis Farrakhan gives the keynote speech at the Nation of Islam annual national convention in Detroit, Michigan, U.S. February 19, 2017. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook
Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan addresses the auduence during the annual Saviours' Day convention in Detroit, Michigan February 25, 2007. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook (UNITED STATES)
Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan closes his address to the annual Saviours' Day convention in Detroit, Michigan February 25, 2007. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook (UNITED STATES)
WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 16: Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan delivers a speech and talks about U.S. President Donald Trump, at the Watergate Hotel, on November 16, 2017 in Washington, DC. This is the first time that Minister Farrakhan will speak directly to the 45th President of the United States and will address 'issues of importance regarding Americas domestic challenges, her place on the world stage and her future.' (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 16: Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan delivers a speech and talks about U.S. President Donald Trump, at the Watergate Hotel, on November 16, 2017 in Washington, DC. This is the first time that Minister Farrakhan will speak directly to the 45th President of the United States and will address 'issues of importance regarding Americas domestic challenges, her place on the world stage and her future.' (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 16: Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan delivers a speech and talks about U.S. President Donald Trump, at the Watergate Hotel, on November 16, 2017 in Washington, DC. This is the first time that Minister Farrakhan will speak directly to the 45th President of the United States and will address 'issues of importance regarding Americas domestic challenges, her place on the world stage and her future.' (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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