The only Jewish leader willing to defend Trump's anti-Semitism is a corrupt radio host who once wore blackface. That's the best that Fox and Trump could do.
Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) ripped Trump's incredibly soft and weak response to the rising number of attacks against Jewish-Americans.
President Trump, we should know by now, is the master of distraction, making it hard for the news cycle to keep up with his endless string of controversy-inspiring tweets and incendiary behaviors. As the media gets caught up in dissecting the language and meaning of one text, he is on to something else.
This was going to be a column on what looks to me like softening Republican support for Donald Trump. Instead it’s going to be about an aspect of one of the reasons Trump should be impeached. I will write that other column, but not today.
Nancy Pelosi’s newest battle is not against Republicans, but against forces that are tearing apart the unity of Democrats in the House. And Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren are now involved as well. The three U.S. Senators all came to the defense of Rep. Ilhan Omar for her remarks that critics have called anti-Semitic.
Nearly $50,000 has been raised through a Muslim crowdfunding site for the victims of the shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday. The site was started by two Muslim nonprofit organizations.
The fundraising campaign was launched on the site LaunchGood, which is a crowdfunding site specifically designed for Muslims. It reached its initial goal of $25,000 in less than six hours, and is now working to raise its new goal of $50,000.
Our nation is on edge, and according to The Washington Post, this may be because President Donald Trump has “fostered the toxic environment.”
While every American yearns for a president who will calmly provide leadership and promote unity, we have a president who instead stokes fear and incites violence through his hateful rhetoric.
In the first year of Donald Trump’s presidency anti-Semitic incidents in the United States increased nearly 60% a report from the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) showed earlier this year.
“In its annual Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents, @ADL_National found that the number of anti-Semitic incidents in the US rose 57% in 2017 – the largest single-year increase on record and the second highest number reported since ADL started tracking such data”
For some reason political candidates who deny the Holocaust ever took place are finding a home in the Republican Party. The latest is John Fitzgerald who, by finishing second in a California primary, has made his way onto the November ballot as a Republican candidate for Congress in the state’s 11th congressional district.
The Democratic Party is the socialist party because they are anti-Americans, they're not pro-Americans. They're liars and misleaders, and we need to wipe them out.
"Whether or not your intention, your presidency has given the oxygen of incitement to some of the most viciously hateful elements in our society."
"Forget President Trump, forget relying on him. He's not going to fix this, he's not going to be full-throated about it, it's up to us folks."
The American people are not without the power to denounce hate and to respond to Trump in the most powerful and self-affirming way possible.
Trump was forced to finally say something about the growing anti-Semitism and racism under him and all he could scrounge up were comments so lacking in courage the Anne Frank Center called them, "a Band-Aid on the cancer of anti-Semitism that has infected his own Administration."
There has still been no condemnation offered directly from Trump, despite his willingness to express outrage over things that don't exist, like widespread voter fraud and fake terrorist attacks.
"It shows the depths that they will go to try to disparage someone and the desperation, really, of the liberals," whines Kimberly Guilfoyle
"The Holocaust did not begin with killing; it began with words. The Museum calls on all American citizens...to confront racist thinking and divisive hateful speech."
"Trump supporters are sending messages threatening to send me and my ‘ilk’ to the gas chambers and ‘get ready for the trains.’”
"Trump supporters are sending me messages threatening to send me & my 'ilk' to the gas chambers & writing hashtags like '#sieg hiel'"
Congressional Republicans need to stand up and call out Trump for choosing Bannon as a senior adviser and ‘equal partner’ to Trump’s Chief of Staff"