House candidate has $3M news donated-org sympathetic cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal

Scott Wallace, the grandson of a former Vice-President who is now running for the seat in Pennsylvania’s 1st Congressional District, the Wallace Global Fund, funnel millions of dollars to a non-profit progressive news organization, “democracy Now!”


A Democrat running for Congress in Pennsylvania almost 3 million dollars donated for “democracy Now!,” a progressive media organization gave a platform at least 20 times to Mumia Abu-Jamal, a convicted Philadelphia cop-killer and former member of the Black Panthers.

Scott Wallace, the grandson of a former Vice-President, is now running for a U.S. house seat in Pennsylvania’s 1st Congressional District, the Wallace Global Fund, which funnels millions of dollars for “democracy Now!”

Public records show that Wallace ‘ s fund has consistently grants given to the news organization since 2003, and up to 2016. In some years, the Fund up to 350 000 dollars to the progressive outlet.

Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., speaks during the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force-press conference on the release of the 2018 legislative agenda for the 115th Congress on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018.

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But “Democracy Now!” – an organization that gives voice to the most radical left-wing in the country – and in effect used the donated money to conduct several interviews and featured commentary by Abu-Jamal, who once said, on the air, the night he was killed, the officer was, as the movement for “justice” began.

Abu-Jamal was convicted in 1982 for the brutal murder of Philadelphia police Officer Daniel Faulkner. He shot Faulkner in the back, after the officer’s pulled over Abu-Jamal’s brother for driving on the wrong side of the road. The former Black Panther and then the officer fired four times, including in his face.

Abu-Jamal was initially sentenced to death, about killing, but after a years-long appeal process, the sentence was commuted in 2011 to life in prison without parole.

Mumia Abu-Jamal

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Since 1996, “Democracy Now!” began to air Abu-Jamal’s comment after the huge success of the books, in which he complained of the judicial system as racist and suggested that it is obliged, by political interests.

In 2013, Abu-Jamal interviewed, which will be financed through the program by Wallace and asked what he would say to the widow of the police officer, he was convicted of murder. He answered, saying: “the struggle for justice and freedom,” began on the night of the murder of Faulkner, and urged his widow to the movement.

Despite the alarming appearances, Wallace is the financial support for the socket set and appeared on the program twice, since 2014. Fox News could not find a disclaimer in the shipments, and notified the viewers of Wallace’s contributions.

Scott Wallace, is shown with his wife, Christy, is running for Congress in Pennsylvania.


Zoe Wilson-Meyer, communications director of the Wallace campaign, is not to deny that the funding of the media organization, but does not answer the questions, if the candidate expresses regret over the financing, taking into account Faulkner, a police officer in Philadelphia.

“This is a groundless and absurd smear is, what is wrong with Washington and why Pennsylvanians want change,” she wrote in an E-Mail.

“If you donate want to talk to, maybe Brian Fitzpatrick may explain why he joined over thousands of dollars to Adam Kidan, a convicted felon, to a gangland-style murder,” she continued. “The fact is that Scott Wallace not a dime from corporate PACs, while Fitzpatrick is committed to, trump, Washington special interests and, apparently, criminal.”

The Wallace campaign is the $5,400 donation of Kidan, a convicted felon, was sentenced to six years in prison and went on to serve 43 months.

Lukas Mikelionis is a reporter for Follow him on Twitter @Lukas mikelionis.

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