Jewish Americans have a history of overwhelmingly favoring Democratic candidates in presidential elections that Trump and other Republicans are trying to reverse.
President Donald Trump seemed to refer to a crowd of Jewish Republicans as Israelites multiple times within a speech Saturday and railed against American lawmakers whom he said were not serving Israeli interests. "No, she doesn't like Israel, does she?" the President told crowds to applause, referencing comments she made about the United States pro-Israel lobby for which she apologised "unequivocally". No, she doesn't like Israel, does she?
Trump also applauded himself for moving the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
Downing Street officials have reportedly been in closed discussions with their counterparts at the White House since a year ago on the subject of a further visit by President Trump, with both parties expected to make an announcement in the next few days.
Much of Trump's speech on Saturday was standard campaign-rally fare, with the president mocking asylum seekers, threatening to close the USA border with Mexico, attacking the Green New Deal plan to combat climate change and boasting about his relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
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And he hailed the work of his son-in-law Jared Kushner, peace envoy Jason Greenblatt and US ambassador to Israel David Friedman.
In the video of the event, Trump clearly makes reference to Netanyahu as "your prime minister" toward Jewish Republicans. "Unlike his previous elections, there is a much deeper antagonism toward Netanyahu because of that close affiliation between him and Trump and the Republican Party".
"Some of the roughest people you've ever seen, people that look like they should be fighting for the UFC", he said about Ultimate Fighting Championship mixed martial arts promotion company. Several attendees were wearing red yarmulkes bearing "Trump" and "RJC".
After Omar said that the U.S. support for Israel was motivated by donations from the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, several House Democrats dubbed the comments as offensive and invoking anti-Semitic stereotypes.
Earlier, three protesters stood on their chairs as Trump began to speak, shouting, "Jews are here to say: Occupation is a plague".
Trump on Saturday was speaking to an audience comprised primarily of American Jews.
On March 25, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited Trump who signed a proclamation which officially acknowledged that the USA recognized Israel sovereignty over Golan Heights, which Israel seized from Syria in the 1960s, according to The Daily Mail.