Monica Crowley Praises Joe McCarthy In ‘Deep State’ Remarks | EUROtoday

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Monica Crowley, an ex-Fox News character and Treasury Department official within the Trump administration, confirmed like to Sen. Joseph McCarthy (R-Wis.) as she pushed a weird conspiracy idea that appeared straight out of the Red Scare on Friday.

“By the way, Senator Joe McCarthy was right,” mentioned Crowley in remarks to the Faith & Freedom Coalition convention in Washington.

“And he was trying to ring the bell in the 1950s about Communist infiltration in our government and the same deep state that is now going after Donald Trump.”

Crowley, former President Donald Trump’s decide for a National Security Council function earlier than she withdrew from consideration amid a plagiarism scandal, added to her conspiracy by claiming that the “deep state” community additionally “removed” Richard Nixon and went after Ronald Reagan.

“That deep state became very insidious and in the 1950s, smeared and attacked Joe McCarthy for speaking the truth about godless communism in very halls of our government,” mentioned Crowley, who has beforehand promoted numerous Obama-related conspiracy theories.

Her “deep state” idea arrives many years after McCarthy famously claimed there have been Communists and Soviet spies within the federal authorities.

The Senate would later vote to censure him in a 67-22 vote, lower than three years previous to his dying in 1957.

Crowley went on to inform the D.C. crowd that the “communists” had been “grabbing control over all of the aspects of American life and culture.”

“They called it ‘the long march through the institutions,’” she claimed.

“And now they have succeeded because they’ve been at it for so long.”

Earlier this 12 months, former Trump adviser Steve Bannon declared that he’s “sure” Crowley is on the shortlist to be the presumptive GOP presidential nominee’s nationwide safety adviser in a possible second White House time period.