The judge presiding over former President Trump’s multiple charges related to his attempts to legally challenge the 2020 presidential election comes from a family with a history of Marxist revolutionary activities in Jamaica. The judge’s family history was reported recently by the New York Post.
Judge Tanya S. Chutkan, appointed by President Obama, is the grandchild of Frank Hill. Hill was a communist revolutionary in Jamaica who, along with his brother Ken, was briefly incarcerated by the British governor of the island during WWII due to suspicions of “subversive activities,” the report notes.
Frank Hill is the father of Noelle Hill, who is Judge Chutkan’s mother, according to public records. Frank and his brother Ken were ousted from the People’s National Party of Jamaica for their communist beliefs, as reported by Jamaican media outlets.
Ken was described as “more pragmatic and less concerned with political theory” by Richard Hart in his 1999 book, “Towards Decolonisation: Political, Labour and Economic Developments in Jamaica 1938–1945.”
“Ken Hill, by far the most influential, was more pragmatic and less concerned with political theory than most members of the left. He probably began to consider himself a communist both as a result of the influence