Trump says asylum seekers look like they're 'fighting for the UFC'

Trump sees tight race between'two good people for Israel PM

Trump sees tight race between'two good people for Israel PM

"Under my administration the US will always support Israel's right to self defense", Trump said on Saturday at a meeting of the Republican Jewish Coalition in Las Vegas.

His appearance at the Republican Jewish Coalition nearly a month after Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar came under sharp scrutiny for accusing pro-Israel lawmakers of serving "allegiance to a foreign country." .

President Donald Trump emphasized his support for Israel days before what he forecast would be a "close" election there, and made the case for Jewish voters in the abandon their traditional support for Democratic candidates in the next election cycle. "I forgot. I'm so sorry", The Washington Post quoted Trump as saying.

She is an outspoken critic of the USA policies toward Israel and has been in controversies several times since coming to Congress.

Trump has seized on recent infighting within the Democratic Party over comments from Omar that were widely perceived as using anti-Semitic tropes and called on the freshman lawmaker to resign over those remarks.

Trump has moved the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv and recognized Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights.

Trump's mockery of Omar came one day after a NY man was arrested and charged with threatening to murder the representative.

"You're not going to support me because I don't want your money", Trump said then.

Trump says that as 2020 election nears, "I know that the Republican Jewish Coalition will help lead our party to another historic victory".

Under the new policy, asylum seekers are not guaranteed interpreters or lawyers and don't get to argue to a judge that they face the potential of persecution or torture if they are sent back to Mexico, Judy Rabinovitz, an attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union, said at a March court hearing.

Launched in January, the Trump administration's policy to send asylum seekers back to Mexico while their cases were being processed marked an unprecedented change to the United States asylum system, government officials and asylum experts said, since families seeking asylum typically had been released in the U.S. with notices to appear in court.

Many of men and several women wore red yarmulkes with "Trump" emblazoned in white that were distributed at the event.

Although little is known about the proposed itinerary, Trump's visit may include an official banquet at Buckingham Palace and a carriage procession down the Mall.

Ironically, trafficking in the dual loyalty charge is what Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) has been accused of when she questioned the "allegiance" of Israel supporters in America, suggesting they placed Israel above USA interests.

After Omar said that the USA support for Israel was motivated by donations from the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, several House Democrats dubbed the comments as offensive and invoking anti-Semitic stereotypes.

Trump, who was speaking to American Jews, went on to refer to Netanyahu as "your prime minister".

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