On Wednesday, troubling allegations surfaced involving embattled MSNBC host Joy Reid surrounding her decision to hire a cybersecurity expert: the man Reid hired allegedly bragged about his affiliations with neo-Nazis in online posts.
Jonathan Nichols, the man Reid hired, was tasked with proving that Reid did not write numerous homophobic and bigoted blog posts on her now-defunct blog. However, investigative reporters at Mediaite, the outlet that first revealed Reid’s posts, discovered today that Nichols bragged about his affiliations with neo-Nazis before locking down his social media accounts.
Mediaite reports: After NBC released a its statement regarding his work for Reid, however, Nichols deleted all of his account’s old posts, went on a tweetstorm declaring a “lock down” of his account, and then placed it on protected mode so non-followers could not see his tweets.
Using the Internet archiving services Archive.is and the Wayback Machine, Mediaite discovered a series of Nichols’ old tweets in which be brags about knowing the infamous neo-Nazi troll Andrew Auernheimer, who is more commonly known by his hacker name weev. – READ MORE[give_form id=”79809″] [contentcards url=”https://www.dailywire.com/news/29881/report-joy-reid-hired-man-who-bragged-about-ryan-saavedra” target=”_blank”]