Report: Trump Draws Jeers at Jewish Republican Event, Tells Crowd He Doesn’t Want Their Money

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From the Jerusalem Post:

US Republican presidential candidate and billionaire Donald Trump on Thursday questioned Israel’s commitment to a two-state solution, refused to declare his support for a united Jerusalem, joked about Jewish stereotypes and suggested Jewish Republicans would not support him in his bid for the White House because he did not want their money, according to Politico.

Speaking at the Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC) summit in Washington, Trump struggled to win over the the politically savvy crowd of influential and affluent donors focused on prioritizing American policy toward Israel.

Trump began the evening at a disadvantage, after suggesting in recent comments that Israel is primarily responsible for facilitating a final peace arrangement with the Palestinians.

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