Despite these most recent comments, many groups of Americans say they feel victimized by Trump's manners while on the campaign trail, which lead them to believe the Republican president wouldn't be concerned with their personal struggles. And there's tremendous enthusiasm out there.
"Well, I just want to say that we are very honored by the victory that we had, 306 electoral college votes", he said. "I think we can put that to rest", Netanyahu said Wednesday.
"We're talking about a rise in anti-Semitism around the country, some of it by voters in your name", the reporter continued. The administration would do everything in its power "to stop long-simmering racism", Trump added, without mentioning anti-Semitism, and asserted that the USA was divided long before he came along. Because a lot of bad things have been taking place over a long period of time.
Turx went out of his way to make it clear that he was not accusing President Trump or anyone in his circle of anti-Semitism, even highlighting that Trump is a grandfather to Jewish children.
Near the end of today's Electric Kool-Aid Press Conference, President Trump decided he'd like a break from the tough questions about "his policies" and "things he's said".
The statement came after the White House last month neglected to mention the suffering of Jews in its International Holocaust Remembrance Day statement. Trump's intent is clear: I care deeply about the Jewish people and loathe anti-Semitism for lots of reasons but one big one is because it hits so close to home for me. Very divided and hopefully, I'll be able to do something about that.
"But let me just tell you something: I hate the charge".
President Donald Trump responded to a question about the rise of anti-Semitism by bragging about the Electoral College votes he won in the 2016 election. A son-in-law, and three attractive grandchildren. He even mentioned Trump's Jewish grandchildren.
Daughter Ivanka Trump converted to Judaism in 2009 before marrying Jared Kushner, an Orthodox Jew who is now serving as one of Donald Trump's closest advisers. Faced with condemnation by Jewish groups in the United States, the White House doubled down on the omission, arguing that other groups also suffered during World War II.
Jonathan Greenblatt, CEO and director of the Anti-Defamation League, blasted Trump's comments in an interview with CNN following the news conference and called on Trump to answer the questions about what he termed the "crisis" of rising anti-Semitic acts and take "concrete steps" to resolve the issue.