Imagine the furore on the BBC and the other left wing news outlets if a Republican had been found to be in contact with leaders of the Klu Klux Klan. How long would he be allowed to last in his job?
However when it's senior Democratic Party figure linked, again, with the anti Semitic and (at least previously) separist Nation of Islam, not a word.
The Daily Caller http://dailycaller.com/2018/02/13/keith-ellison-louis-farrakhan-nation-of-islam/ has the story:
'Democratic Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison, the deputy chair of the Democratic National Committee, has attended multiple meetings with Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan while in Congress, The Daily Caller has learned.'