Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan blames "the Jews" for the fact that Democratic Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison has distanced himself from the notoriously anti-white and anti-Semitic group.

Ellison, a former Nation of Islam associate, distanced himself from the group when running for Congress in 2006. However, as The Daily Caller has reported, Ellison has repeatedly attended meetings with Farrakhan during his time in Congress, including a private visit to Farrakhan's hotel room.

Ellison again distanced himself from Farrakhan in an interview last week, although he would not deny that any of those meetings took place. Farrakhan addressed Ellison's ties to the group on Sunday in his annual Saviours' Day speech.

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