DC councilmember apologizes for Facebook video that embraced anti-Semitic conspiracy theory
by Jennifer Ortiz
March 19, 2018
A D.C. councilmember apologized Sunday night for posting a video on Facebook Friday that seemed to embrace an anti-Semitic conspiracy theory that a wealthy Jewish family is controlling the weather. “I really do apologize,” said Councilmember Trayon White, D-Ward 8, on various social media platforms. “I work very closely with the Jewish community and never want to offend anyone, especially with anti-Semitic remarks.”…White said in the video. “It’s climate manipulation and D.C. keep talking about ‘We are a resilient city,’ and that’s a model based off the Rothschilds controlling the climate to create natural disasters they can pay for to own the cities, man. Be careful.” READ MORE
WASHINGTON POST The Rothschilds, a pamphlet by ‘Satan’ and conspiracy theories tied to a battle 200 years ago: In early 2011, a branch of the very rich Rothschild family bought a controlling stake in Weather Central…big news for conspiracy theorists: To them, it appeared the Rothschilds, a prominent Jewish family who made a fortune in European banking in the 1700s, wanted to control the weather and profit from natural disasters.