Trump hears '4 more years' from Jewish audience

Trump hears '4 more years' from Jewish audience

Trump hears '4 more years' from Jewish audience

Immigrants are surging toward the US border because they're hearing that President Donald Trump is serious about the issue of illegal immigration and they want to do "everything they can" to come across before it's too late, Rep. Bill Johnson, R-Ohio, said Monday.

Archi Pyati, chief of policy for Tahirih Justice Center, a plaintiff in the lawsuit challenging the Trump administration's "Remain in Mexico" policy, said the policy "leaves individuals and families fleeing persecution stranded on the other side of the border, when what they need and deserve under our laws is protection in America".

At another point during it, the president accused Democrats of pushing "by far the most extreme, anti-Semitic agenda in history", and he went on to warn that if Democrats were to successful in their "radical agenda [it] could very well leave Israel out there all by yourselves".

But in recent weeks, as a new wave of migration has taxed resources along the border and as Trump sought to regain control of the issue for his 2020 re-election campaign, tensions flared anew.

"I have determined that it is the right time for me to step aside", Nielsen wrote in her resignation letter.

Attendees wear "Trump" yarmulkes before U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at an annual meeting of the Republican Jewish Coalition, Saturday, April 6, 2019, in Las Vegas.

Trump noted it had always been a priority for Adelson and his wife, Miriam.

In his speech, Donald Trump stressed that relations between America and Israel had never been as good as they are today.

Jewish voters in the US have traditionally sided heavily with Democrats, but Republicans are hoping to narrow the gap next year, in part as Trump cites actions that he says show he's more pro-Israel.

Trump on Saturday was speaking to an audience comprised primarily of American Jews. "I believe this president is going to try and solve the problem".

Introducing Trump, former Sen.

That might seem a false hope after the 2018 midterm elections, when more than 75 percent of Jews voted for Democratic candidates. The group chanted, "Jews are here to say, the Occupation is a plague".

In his battle for political survival, Netanyahu has aligned closely with Trump - a troubling tactic for the roughly 75% of American Jewish voters who lean Democratic.

But Trump's unparalleled record on Israel, his family ties to the Jewish community, and the Democrats' growing hostility to Israel and tolerance for antisemitism have clearly convinced Republican leaders that Jewish support is worth courting aggressively. A major funder of the RJC and the Israeli-American Council is Sheldon Adelson; the RJC annual event takes place at Adelson's Venetian casino resort.

Over the past decade, Jewish voters have shown stability in their partisanship, according to data from Pew Research Center.

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