Trump claims that all Jews who vote for Democrats “hate their religion” and “Israel”

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Former President Donald Trump on Monday attacked the Jewish people who vote for Democrats, arguing that they “hate” Israel and “their religion.”

“Any Jewish person who votes Democrat hates their religion,” the presumptive Republican presidential nominee said during an appearance on the “America First with Sebastian Gorka” podcast.

“They hate everything related to Israel, and they should be ashamed of themselves because Israel will be destroyed [under Democratic leadership]”Trump added, highlighting Iran’s ambition to create a nuclear weapon and the Biden administration’s easing of sanctions against the American adversary.

Trump accused Jews who vote for Democrats of hating “their religion.” Salem News Channel

The 77-year-old former president said he believes “the Democratic Party hates Israel, too,” objecting to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer’s (D-NY) recent criticism of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s handling of the war of the Jewish State against Hamas. .

Trump argued that by criticizing Netanyahu, Schumer is trying to win over protesters participating in large-scale anti-Israel protests.

“Guys like Schumer see that, and for him it’s the votes,” the 45th president said. “I think it’s the votes more than anything else, because he was always pro-Israel.”

“Now it’s very anti-Israel,” he added.

Biden’s campaign harshly criticized Trump for his comments.

“The only person who should be ashamed here is Donald Trump,” the campaign said in a declaration.

“Donald Trump openly demeans American Jews and reportedly thinks Adolf Hitler ‘did some good things.’ He has said that the only people he wants counting his money are ‘short guys who wear yarmulkes,’ and praised neo-Nazis who chanted ‘Jews will not replace us’ as ‘very good people.’”

“Trump is going to lose again this November because Americans are fed up with his hateful resentment, personal attacks, and extreme agenda,” the statement concludes.

Trump argued that Israel will be “destroyed” under Democratic leadership. AFP via Getty Images
The White House, the Biden campaign and Senator Chuck Schumer criticized Trump’s comments on Monday. REUTERS

White House spokesman Andrew Bates. also reprimanded Trump, calling his comments “vile and unhinged anti-Semitic rhetoric.”

“As anti-Semitic crimes and acts of hate have increased around the world – including the deadliest attack on the Jewish people since the Holocaust – leaders have an obligation to call hate what it is and unite the Americans against him,” he said in a statement. statement. “There is no justification for spreading false and toxic stereotypes that threaten fellow citizens. None.”

Schumer argued that making “Israel a partisan issue only harms Israel and the US-Israel relationship.”

“Trump is going on highly partisan and hateful rants,” the senator wrote on X.

“I am working in a bipartisan manner to ensure that the relationship between the United States and Israel is sustained for generations to come, driven by peace in the Middle East,” he added.

The Trump campaign did not respond to the Post’s request for comment.





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