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Nazi-Linked Group ‘Proud’ at Trump Aide Wearing Its Medal



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    FILE - Deputy assistant to President Trump Sebastian Gorka, center, participates in a discussion during the Conservative Political Action Conference, Feb. 24, 2017, in National Harbor, Maryland.

    A group with alleged historical links to Nazi Germany has told NBC News it was "proud" when President Donald Trump's deputy assistant wore its medal.

    Controversy has swirled around Sebastian Gorka, one of Trump's top counterterrorism advisers, ever since he attended the president's Jan. 20 Inaugural Ball wearing the honorary medal of Hungarian nationalist organization Vitezi Rend.

    NBC News traveled to Hungary to dig deeper into Gorka's ties with the group, speaking with members of the organization as well as with locals who knew him when he lived there.