- “Blacks for Trump” founder Maurice Symonette has been a featured audience members at Trump campaign events since 2016, and as recently as this last week, reported The Intercept.
- Symonette makes outlandish claims on his website and on YouTube about Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA), President Barack Obama, Jesse Jackson, Spike Lee and Colin Kaepernick. “DECEVING [sic] FAKE BLACK PEOPLE WHO ARE REALLY INDIANS!”
- He linked up with the Miami-based Nation of Yahweh cult led by Yahweh ben Yahweh, who was jailed in 1992 for leading a conspiracy to murder 14 people in initiation rites. He later became known as a pirate radio preacher who delivered fiery sermons against LGTB people and Democrats, and has tried to use political rallies to spread his message for years before showing up at Trump events.
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