Thursday, December 10, 2015

Trump says he canceled trip so as not to pressure Netanyahu

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Thursday said he was axing his upcoming visit to Israel for “lots of different reasons,” including a desire to take pressure off Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Netanyahu on Wednesday rejected Trump’s controversial suggestion of banning Muslims from entering the United States should he be elected president in 2016, but said in a statement that he would still meet with the GOP frontrunner on December 28 during his visit to Israel. (READ MORE)