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PoliticsTrump quotes right-wing figure who says Israeli Jews love him like 'the second coming of God'

16:00  21 august  2019
16:00  21 august  2019 Source:   thehill.com

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Like most Israeli leaders, and maybe unlike rabbis and Christian activists, Netanyahu doesn’t need to reconcile a president’s personal behavior with his policies — he just needs a president who delivers the goods. Comparing Trump to Cyrus is another way of saying he’s just wild about Donald.

He said Trump was good for nothing and that he had the support of only two people, a Texas farmer and First, when he says something, he does it. He keeps his word. Second , in doing so, he is not like Like Trump , Prime Minister Netanyahu has been married three times. He even confessed to

President Trump on Wednesday shared a quote attributed to a right-wing radio host who said Jews in Israel view the president as "the second coming of God."

Trump quotes right-wing figure who says Israeli Jews love him like 'the second coming of God'© Getty Images President Trump has made support for Israel a pillar of his foreign policy.

Trump tweeted out a quote from Wayne Allyn Root, who has spread conspiracy theories about the Las Vegas shooting and birtherism, one day after the president said Jewish people who vote for Democrats are either ignorant or show "great disloyalty."

"President Trump is the greatest President for Jews and for Israel in the history of the world, not just America, he is the best President for Israel in the history of the world ... and the Jewish people in Israel love him like he's the King of Israel," Trump tweeted, quoting Root.

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A majority of young Israeli Jews between ages 15-24 define themselves as right - wing , and a growing number of them are religious, a study published Seventy-four percent of Jewish youths indicated that the most pressing issue requiring the government’s attention was the cost of living, and not security

"They love him like he is the second coming of God ... But American Jews don't know him or like him. They don't even know what they're doing or saying anymore. It makes no sense!" Trump added, still quoting Root.

Trump thanked Root "for the very nice words." The quote echoed the president's own sentiment from a day earlier that American Jews were somehow making a mistake by not supporting Trump.

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"I think Jewish people that vote for a Democrat — I think it shows either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty," Trump told reporters during an Oval Office meeting with the president of Romania.

The comment came as he railed against Reps. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) and Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), two Democrats who have been critical of the U.S.-Israel alliance and Israel's treatment of Palestinians.

The president slammed the Democratic Party for defending the congresswomen, but by suggesting that Jews who support his opponents are disloyal to Israel.

Jewish groups and Democratic lawmakers swiftly condemned the president's Tuesday remarks as anti-Semitic.

Omar faced criticism earlier this year for remarks that suggested to some that Jewish Americans who supported Israel had "dual loyalty."

Tlaib and Omar sought to visit Israel last week, but were barred from entering shortly after Trump tweeted to encourage the decision. Omar said this week that the U.S. should reconsider aid to Israel in response.

Trump has made unwavering support of Israel one of the pillars of his foreign policy, including moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem and officially recognizing Israel's claim over the disputed Golan Heights territory. His administration has for years promised a Middle East peace plan for the region, but it has yet to be released.

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