“These conspiracy theories were first spread by radio talk show host Alex Jones,” Cooper said.
The Soros Foundation, providing comment to Vice News, likewise denied any ties whatsoever between Soros and Nazis.
“George Soros survived the Nazi occupation of Hungary, and he has spent his life supporting efforts to ensure that such terrifying authoritarianism never takes root again,” a spokeswoman said. “He was 14 years old when the war ended. He did not collaborate with the Nazis. He did not help round up people. He did not confiscate anybody’s property.”
Despite claims from the Soros Foundation, Cooper and Vice, allegations of Soros’ involvement with Nazis did not originate from Alex Jones, but from Soros himself.
In a December 20, 1998 broadcast of 60 Minutes, Soros detailed his experience while in Nazi-occupied Hungary, describing a “protector” who confiscated property from Jews.Read more at InfoWars