LTRP Note: The following commentary is posted for informational and research purposes. Regardless of what one thinks about former US president Donald Trump, evidence inarguably proves that he supported Israel and the Jewish people, perhaps more than any other US president.
By Ruthie Blum
The response to the former US president’s Truth Social post has been nothing short of a hysterical—purposeful—misreading of his words, which were neither threatening nor antisemitic.
The latest brouhaha surrounding former US President Donald Trump pertains to comments he posted on Sunday about—and directed to—American Jews.
“No president has done more for Israel than I have,” he wrote on his platform, Truth Social. “Somewhat surprisingly, however, our wonderful Evangelicals are far more appreciative of this than the people of the Jewish faith, especially those living in the US.”
. . . . During his tenure, many adoring Israelis joked about wanting to elect him to the premiership. And with good reason.
He canceled the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, the nuclear deal with Iran. He moved the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, which he recognized as Israel’s capital. He ceased funding for the terrorist-supporting UNRWA. He shuttered the PLO mission in Washington. He recognized Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights. His State Department removed the word “occupied” from references to Judea and Samaria (the West Bank). He designated Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps a terrorist organization. And he brokered the historic Abraham Accords. Click here to continue reading.