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Friday, July 15, 2016
Trump: Is President Obama trying to destroy Israel?
WASHINGTON — Donald Trump praised the Republican Party platform as “the most pro-Israel of all time!” — a signal to pro-Israel Republicans that he embraces their outlook.
Trump’s tweet Wednesday appeared to be aimed at assuaging doubts among pro-Israel Republicans that the party’s presumptive presidential nominee will hew to its pro-Israel trajectory of recent decades.
He followed the pro-Israel tweet with another asking, “Is President Obama trying to destroy Israel with all his bad moves? Think about it and let me know!”
Trump had raised concerns during the primaries by saying he would be neutral in Israeli-Palestinian talks and refusing to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. He later backed away from those positions in his March address to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, although he has yet to commit to maintaining US defense assistance to Israel.READ MORE