Trump: ‘We’ll be Working with Israel Closely’


The Times of Israel reports: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump called President Barack Obama the worst thing to happen to Israel.

The GOP candidate was speaking at a rally in Sarasota, Florida on Monday during his last, breakneck day of campaigning before polls open.

“We will stand strong, we have to stand strong with the State of Israel in their fight against Islamic terrorists,” Trump told the crowd, to cheers.

“Barack Obama was the worst thing that ever happened to Israel … Barack Obama was a disaster for Israel,” he added, to loud boos.

“Believe me, the Iran deal, where we made them rich, we also gave them a direct path to nuclear weapons, but we’ll be working with Israel closely, very closely,” he said.

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