Pres. touts relationship with Israel at Republican Jewish Coalition in Las Vegas

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Trump noted it had always been a priority for Adelson and his wife, Miriam. Trump asked rhetorically before being reminded that the Jewish Republicans in the audience, including mega-donor Adelson, were among those what didn't back the former president. We can't handle any more, our country is full. "But no it's not, it's largely stolen", Trump said.

Trump met privately with Adelson before speaking, according to an official. He and his wife, Miriam, received a standing ovation when they entered the ballroom where Trump was set to speak.

"Some of the roughest people you've ever seen, people that look like they should be fighting for the UFC", he said, referencing the Ultimate Fighting Championship mixed martial arts promotion company.

Trump's speech comes weeks after he suggested Democrats "hate" Jews.

Omar, who was elected in November, is one of the first two Muslim Congresswomen to serve in the House.

US President Donald Trump struck a cautious tone Saturday about the outcome of Israel's parliamentary vote, saying there is a "close" race for the premiership between "two good people".

"Despite our progress in reforming homeland security for a new age, I have determined that it is the right time for me to step aside", she wrote.

President Trump also pointed out republicans have not allowed anti-Semitism to take root in their party, compared to recent comments by some Democrats.

Trump also justified his decision last week to cut aid to those three central American countries, known as the Northern Triangle, for their role in caravans traveling to the United States. American Jews who dislike Netanyahu view Gantz as preferable, due in part to a less combative personality, but liberals note with frustration that the platform of Gantz's Blue and White party makes no mention of Palestinian statehood, and says that Israel will maintain control of parts of the West Bank.

In Israel, a prevalent view, at least in pro-Netanyahu ranks, is that the prime minister's friendship with Trump is paying unprecedented dividends.

By bigotry, the AJC was referring to the age-old anti-Semitic stereotype of dual loyalty, in which Jews were accused of being less than fully loyal to the countries in which they lived.

"My Lord, forgive my people for they do not know". Several attendees were wearing red yarmulkes bearing "Trump" and "RJC".

Trump also took credit for eliminating hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to the Palestinians and for pulling the USA out of several U.N. organizations, the U.N. Human Rights Council and UNESCO, citing anti-Israel bias in their agendas.

Introducing Trump, former Sen.

Republicans are hoping to narrow the gap in 2020 with Jewish voters, who have traditionally backed Democrats by a large margin.

Though it leans Democratic overall, the American Jewish community - numbering 5.5 million to 6 million - is not monolithic.

Washington D.C. [USA]: President Donald Trump on Saturday (local time) took a jibe at Senator Ilhan Omar, a day after a man from NY, was arrested for threatening to kill the Minnesota Democrat.

"This is unsafe, [it] means Jews aren't really American", Ben-Ghiat said.