Skip to comments.Rep. McKinney's (D-Ga) Donors Probed For Terrorist Ties
Posted on 08/04/2002 5:29:47 AM PDT by kcordell
[ The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: 8/3/02 ]
Some McKinney donors probed for terror ties DeKalb Democrat said unaware any donors might support terror
By BILL TORPY Atlanta Journal-Constitution Staff Writer
Rep. Cynthia McKinney is backed by many Islamic individuals and groups.
Rep. Cynthia McKinney's re-election campaign has accepted contributions from several people who have come under federal investigation for suspected links to Middle Eastern terrorists or have voiced support for extremist groups.
The outspoken DeKalb County Democrat, a frequent critic of U.S. Middle East policy, has long drawn Arab and Muslim financial support. Most of McKinney's individual donors listed on disclosure reports in 2001 and this year have Arabic names and live out of state.
According to a review of federal campaign disclosure records, they include:
Abdurahman Alamoudi, leader of a Muslim organization, who during a 2000 rally outside the White House expressed support for the violent Palestinian group Hamas and for Hezbollah, the Lebanese Shiite party linked to bombings. The controversy surrounding his comments caused Senate candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton and George W. Bush's presidential campaign to return his contributions.
A professor who was jailed in 1998 on contempt charges for refusing to answer a grand jury's questions about alleged money-laundering links to Hamas.
Five businessmen whose homes or businesses were searched in March during an FBI raid investigating financial links to terrorism. Another was an officer in one of the groups under investigation, according to Federal Election Commission reports.
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hmmmmmmm, federal investigation for speaking out in support of an "extremist group"...........
I wonder who decides what constitutes "extremism"?
|The McKinney Files....|
...reads like the Bagdad 'phone book--
McKinney is just loudmouthed about it.
Who knows? Would you say Polinco and Matriots constitute "extremism", "Jenny"? LOL!
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