Trump assaults American Jews, says they have to ‘get their act collectively’ on Israel ‘earlier than it is too late’

Former President Donald Trump on Sunday attacked Jews within the U.S. on his Fact Social platform, writing that that they should “get their act collectively” and “respect” Israel “earlier than it’s too late.”

“No President has carried out extra for Israel than I’ve. Considerably surprisingly, nonetheless, our great Evangelicals are much more appreciative of this than the folks of the Jewish religion, particularly these residing within the U.S.,” Trump wrote in his publish.

“These residing in Israel, although, are a special story — Highest approval score within the World, might simply be P.M.!” the previous president continued.

It’s unclear what prompted the previous president’s social media publish. Nevertheless, Trump has issued comparable remarks up to now about American Jews, a majority of which generally vote Democrat.

In an interview final yr, Trump stated “the Jewish folks in the US both don’t like Israel or don’t care about Israel,” including that “there’s folks on this nation which are Jewish not love Israel.”

“I’ll let you know, the evangelical Christians love Israel greater than the Jews on this nation,” stated the previous president, who garnered robust help from white evangelical voters in 2016 and 2020, in accordance with Pew Analysis Middle.

Trump additionally advised Ami Journal, an Orthodox Jewish information publication, final yr that “Jewish individuals who dwell in the US don’t love Israel sufficient” and that he believes it’s “unusual” that he doesn’t have stronger Jewish help.

Throughout his time in workplace, Trump drew criticism for referring to Israel as “your nation” whereas addressing American Jews at a Hanukkah occasion on the White Home in 2018.

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