Trump Just Told Liberal Jews What They’ve Been Telling Conservative Jews for Years About Disloyalty
by Joel B. Pollak
August 21, 2019
…So when President Trump criticized Omar and Tlaib for their hostility toward Israel, and asked how Democrats could consider cutting aid to Israel because of “two people that hate Israel and hate Jewish people,” adding, “I think any Jewish people that vote for a Democrat, I think it shows either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty,” most Jewish conservatives knew exactly where he was coming from, even if we may not have chosen those words. Trump meant “disloyalty” to the Jewish people, not to America. Leftists and mainstream media pundits (but I repeat myself) are trying to twist his words, saying that he was questioning Jews’ “loyalty to the United States.” READ MORE
JNS Trump clarifies: Voting Democrat is being ‘disloyal to Jewish people’ and ‘very disloyal to Israel’ His comments evoked immediate opposition from Jewish and pro-Israel groups; the Republican Jewish Coalition defended the president.
JNS Following Trump remark, Rivlin tells Pelosi US-Israel alliance ‘not dependent on one particular party’ “We must keep the State of Israel above political disputes and make every effort to ensure that support for Israel does not become a political issue,” said Israeli President Reuven Rivlin.
What Trump actually said: