WASHINGTON – A D.C. Council member apologized for a social media post in which he claimed that Jewish financiers control the climate.
The Washington Post reported Sunday that Trayon White Sr. (D-Ward 8) posted a video to his official Facebook page as snow flurries were hitting the nation's capital.
He said, "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."
White apologized, saying he didn't realize his remarks were anti-Semitic.
The newspaper reported Monday that White contended that the Rothchilds' control the World Bank and the federal government, making those remarks during a February gathering of top officials.
The Rothschilds are a famous European business dynasty that has been subject to anti-Semitic conspiracy theories.
Information from: The Washington Post, http://www.washingtonpost.com