From the Democratic Party of Virginia:
VIDEO: Denver Riggleman campaigns with White Supremacist in VA-05
Republican Denver Riggleman, while refusing to answer whether he’ll support Corey Stewart, campaigns with white supremacist Isaac Smith
RICHMOND, VA – While Denver Riggleman has time and time again refused to answerwhether he’ll support Virginia Republican standard-bearer Corey Stewart, Riggleman has now taken a page out of Stewart’s book as he has hit the campaign trail with a well-known white supremacist.
Just recently, Denver Riggleman campaigned with white nationalist Isaac Smith at a Republican campaign office in Albemarle County.
Isaac Smith, alongside Jason Kessler, founded Unity and Security for America, a white supremacist group that works to promote radical right goals and peddle anti-Semitic conspiracy theories. According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, the Smith and Kessler-founded Unity and Security for America has often appeared at political rallies “alongside known members and affiliates of the League of the South, a neo-Confederate hate group that wants to bring about a theocratic white nationalist state in the south.”
Despite all of the hate and vitriol Isaac Smith stands for, Denver Riggleman proudly campaigned with him recently in VA-05.
DPVA Chairwoman Susan Swecker condemned Riggleman for his political romance with white supremacists like Isaac Smith.
“By rolling out the welcome mat to white nationalist Isaac Smith, Denver’s made it clear where he stands on hate and bigotry. Denver might as well stop dodging whether he stands with Corey Stewart as he has now shown Virginians he is proud to campaign with destructive bigots like Isaac Smith.”