Hillary Clinton’s choice for VP is an interesting guy to say the least — that is when you look at his ties to Islamic hate groups.
In 2007, Tim Kaine was serving as the Governor of Virginia when he selected Esam Omeish to head the state’s Immigration Commission. Omeish was the President of the Muslim American Society (MAS).
In 2008, Federal prosecutors said MAS was “founded as the overt arm of the Muslim Brotherhood in America.” And the icing on the cake was in 2012, when convicted terrorist and admitted U.S. Muslim Brotherhood member Abdurrahman Alamoudi said during his trial said, “Everyone knows that MAS is the Muslim Brotherhood.”
On Omeish’s website, he lists himself as the former President of the National Muslim Students Association. He also served as a board member for the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA). The Justice Department classified ISNA as a U.S. Muslim Brotherhood entity and unindicted co-conspirator in a Hamas-financing trial.
He served as Vice President of Dar al-Hijrah Islamic Center, a radical mosque known for its connection to the 9/11 terrorists, and the murdered who carried out the Fort Hood shooting.
The list of this guy’s terror connections are endless, and he was a radical long before then-Governor Kaine appointed him to head immigration.
When a state delegate formally warned Kaine about Omeish, a Kaine spokesperson said the charge was bigotry. But It gets worse….
According to Breitbart.com, in September 2011, Kaine spoke at a “Candidates Night” dinner organized by the New Dominion PAC that presented a Lifetime Achievement Award for Jamal Barzinji, who the Global Muslim Brotherhood Watch describes as a “founding father of the U.S. Muslim Brotherhood.”
Barzinji’s organization, IIIT, donated $10,000 in 2011 to the New Dominion PAC, the organization that held the event honoring Barzinji that Kaine spoke at. The Barzinji-tied New Dominion PAC donated $43,050 to Kaine’s gubernatorial campaign between 2003 and 2005. That figure doesn’t even include other political recipients that assisted Kaine’s campaign.
The PAC has very strong ties to the Democratic Party in Virginia, with the Virginia Public Access Project tallying almost $257,000 in donations. This likely explains why Barzinji’s grandson served in Governor McAuliffe’s administration and then became the Obama Administration’s liaison to the Muslim-American community.
The Middle East Forum’s Islamist Money in Politics database shows another $4,300 donated to Kaine’s Senate campaign in 2011-2012 by officials from Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) and the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR). Another $3,500 came from Hisham Al-Talib, a leader from Barzinji’s IIIT organization.
It’s worth noting that Barzinji’s IIIT donated $3,500 to Esam Omeish’s 2009 campaign delegate campaign, tying together the cadre of Muslim Brotherhood-linked leaders who got into Kaine’s orbit.
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