Trump: We Won’t Ignore Iran Threats of Jewish Genocide

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Last night, Donald Trump gave his State of the Union address to Congress and the American people, again reaffirming the American friendship with the Jewish state and her people. In the address, Ynet News reports, Trump called out Iran for its genocidal threats to Israel, and said that “we can never ignore the vile poison of anti-Semitism”:

“We will not avert our eyes from a regime that chants ‘Death to America’ and threatens genocide against the Jewish people,” Trump said.

“We must never ignore the vile poison of anti-Semitism, or those who spread its venomous creed. With one voice, we must confront this hatred anywhere and everywhere it occurs,” he said in his highly anticipated 82-minute speech before a joint session of the US Congress, with his main Democratic adversary, new House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, watching over his shoulder.

In a joyful, bipartisan moment, lawmakers briefly interrupted the State of the Union to serenade Judah Samet, an 81-year-old Holocaust survivor who also survived October’s Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, with an impromptu version of “Happy Birthday.”

Trump also declared the Islamic State militant group all but defeated…

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