Trump and Netanyahu Press Conference – “No Greater Supporter of Jews Than Trump”

Trump and Netanyahu Press Conference – “No Greater Supporter of Jews Than Trump”

Within the last hour, President Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu, the Prime Minister of Israel, gave a joint press conference.

Here are the highlights:

While speaking, Trump shared:

  • A reaffirmation of our bond with “cherished ally” Israel.
  • “The state of Israel is a symbol… of resilience in the face of oppression… and of survival in the face of genocide.”
  • “I will do more to prevent Iran from ever developing- I mean ever- a nuclear weapon.”
  • “Our security assistance to Israel is currently at an all time high, ensuring that Israel has the ability to defend itself from threats of which there are unfortunately many.”
  • “We reject unfair and one sided actions against Israel at the United Nations which has treated Israel- in my opinion- very, very unfairly.”
  • A calling for “working toward a peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians.” 
  • “The United States stands with Israel in the struggle against terrorism.”

Netanyahu then spoke and he said:

  • Thanked Trump for the “truly warm” hospitality. 
  • Said he “deeply values” Trump’s friendship. 
  • “Israel has no better ally than the United States and I want to assure you, the United States has no better ally than Israel.”

  • “Under your (Trump’s) leadership, I am confident (our alliance) will get even stronger.”
  • “I welcome your forthright call to ensure that Israel is treated fairly in international forums.”
  • “You’ve shown great clarity and courage in confronting (radical islamic terror) head on.”
  • “Under your leadership, I believe we can reverse the rising tide of radical Islam.”

There was then a question and answer session. Some of the highlights were:

  • Trump stating that General Flynn is a wonderful man. I think he’s been treated very, very unfairly by the media. As I call it the fake media in many cases. I think it’s really a sad thing that he was treated so badly. I think in addition to that, from intelligence, papers are being leaked. Things are being leaked. It’s criminal action- criminal act. It’s been going on for a long time before me. But now it’s really going on. People are trying to cover up for a terrible loss that the democrats had under Hillary Clinton. I think it’s very, very unfair what’s happened to General Flynn, the way he was treated, and the documents and papers that were illegally- I stress that- illegally leaked.” 
  • Trump explaining his stance on a 1-state vs. 2-state plan, detailing, “I’m looking at two state and one state and I like the one that both parties like… I can live with either one. I’ve thought for a while the two state was the easier of the two… As fan as the embassy moving to Jerusalem, I’d love to see that happen.”
  • Netanyahu boldly sharing that, “There is no greater supporter of the Jewish people and the Jewish state than President Donald Trump. We should put that to rest.”

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