Bibi Bats Away Suggestion Trump An Anti-Semite: ‘His Daughter Converted’

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 15:  Special adviser to the president Jared Kushner (L) and Ivanka Trump arrive to the signing ceremony of the Abraham Accords on the South Lawn of the White House September 15, 2020 in Washington, DC. Witnessed by President Trump, Prime Minister Netanyahu signed a peace deal with the UAE and a declaration of intent to make peace with Bahrain. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • MSNBC anchor Johnathon Lamire tried to get former Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to label former President Donald Trump “anti-semitic.”
  • Netanyahu didn’t take the bait: “He has a Jewish son-in-law and his daughter converted to Judaism, his grandchildren are raised as Jews so I don’t think so.”
  • Netanyahu said Trump’s frustration with American Jews who don’t appreciate Israeli Jews have for Trump is understandable. “I think it reflects his frustration. It happens to many politicians when they feel they don’t get all the credit for the things they did.”

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