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Donald Trump's Son Eric Appears on Radio Show With Ties to White Nationalists

Thu, Oct 6, 2016 at 12:17:05 pm

As we pointed out a while back, Donald Trump Jr., son of the Republican Party's nominee for president, gave an interview to the host of the blatantly white supremacist radio show Political Cesspool, James Edwards, and shortly afterwards Edwards was invited by the Trump campaign to the Republican National Convention and given press credentials.

Well, it isn't just Donald Jr. who's associating with the white supremacist crowd.

Right Wing Watch reports that Trump's other high-profile son Eric Trump appeared yesterday on the radio program Liberty Roundtable -- hosted by the guy who syndicates Political Cesspool:

The younger Trump later claimed that he had no idea that Edwards would be interviewing him, saying that the booking agency that set up the interview had told him it would be with “Liberty Roundtable” host Sam Bushman. Bushman, who syndicates Edwards’ white nationalist program “The Political Cesspool” and often has Edwards on his own show, disputed that account, saying the booking agency had actually reached out directly to Edwards.

The campaign, apparently, did not learn its lesson from the whole debacle, because last week a Trump economic adviser, Stephen Moore, appeared on “Liberty Roundtable” and yesterday another Trump son, Eric Trump, also did.

Eric Trump spoke with Bushman about the vice presidential debate and his father’s plans to save the “inner cities”; Edwards did not appear in the interview with either him or Moore. Still, if the Trump campaign continues sending top surrogates to a show where Donald Trump Jr. was surprise-interviewed by a white nationalist, it seems like they aren’t trying too hard to avoid a repeat.