Trump gets brutal reminder of his own blatant anti-Semitism after calling Democrats the ‘anti-Jewish’ party

Before he departed for a trip to Alabama where he will tour the devastation left by tornadoes last Sunday, President Donald Trump couldn’t resist weighing in on the anti-hate resolution passed overwhelmingly by the House of Representatives Thursday, telling reporters that Democrats are opposed to Israel:

“I thought yesterday’s vote by the house was disgraceful because it has become, the Democrats have become an anti-Israel party. I thought that vote was a disgrace. If you get an honest answer from politicians, they thought it was a disgrace. The Democrats have become an anti-Israel party and anti-Jewish party.”

It should be noted that the resolution rejected anti-Semitism, along with anti-Muslim hatred, white supremacy, and all forms of hatred. Minutes after it passed Reps. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), Andre Carson (D-IN), and Ilhan Omar (D-MN) released a statement which read:

“Today is historic on many fronts. It’s the first time we have voted on a resolution condemning Anti-Muslim bigotry in our nation’s history. Anti-Muslim crimes have increased 99% from 2014-2016 and are still on the rise. We are tremendously proud to be part of a body that has put forth a condemnation of all forms of bigotry including anti-Semitism, racism, and white supremacy.”

Trump’s hands are far from clean when it comes to the issue of anti-Semitism, as Daily Beast editor Jackie Kucinich noted Friday on CNN after Trump spoke to reporters:

“The President likes to go to extremes. I think that is what he is doing here. It is shameless considering his own not only failing to condemn Charlottesville on the first try. Let’s not forget during the campaign he was retweeting memes that showed Hillary Clinton with a Star of David on the back drop of money. It is also anti-Semitic. The list goes on and on and on.”

Trump has also said:

  • “You’re not gonna support me even though you know I’m the best thing that could ever happen to Israel,” Trump said … at the Republican Jewish Coalition’s candidates forum. “And I’ll be that. And I know why you’re not going to support me. You’re not going to support me because I don’t want your money. Isn’t it crazy?”
  • Claimed there were “very fine people” among neo-Nazis marching in Charlottesville, Virginia, one of whom ran over and killed a peaceful counter-protester.

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