Top Republicans rub shoulders with extremists in secretive rightwing group, leak reveals

Posted on AllSides September 30th, 2021
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Wealthy entrepreneurs and media moguls also named on membership list for influential Council for National Policy

A leaked document has revealed the membership list of the secretive Council for National Policy (CNP), showing how it provides opportunities for elite Republicans, wealthy entrepreneurs, media proprietors and pillars of the US conservative movement to rub shoulders with anti-abortion and anti-Islamic extremists.

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), which monitors rightwing hate groups, describes the CNP as “a shadowy and intensely secretive group [which] has operated behind the scenes” in its efforts to “build the conservative...

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