Ryan rebukes Trump for ‘anti-Semitic images’

Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Tuesday condemned Donald Trump’s most recent controversial tweet, calling on his campaign to “clean up” his social media efforts.
“Look, anti-Semitic images, they’ve got no place in a presidential campaign,” Ryan said during a radio interview with Charlie Sykes on WTMJ in Milwaukee. “Candidates should know that. The tweet’s been deleted. We’ve got to get back to the issues that matter.”
{mosads}Over the July Fourth weekend, Trump tweeted a photo of presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s face next to what appeared to resemble a six-pointed Star of David and the words “Most corrupt candidate ever.” They were set against a backdrop of $100 bills. Clinton and Jewish groups called the image “anti-Semitic,” and Trump’s campaign later removed the tweet.
Sykes pointed out to Ryan that this marked the fifth time the Speaker had publicly rebuked Trump, the presumptive GOP presidential nominee. 
Ryan, the nation’s highest-ranking elected Republican and chairman of this month’s Republican National Convention, acknowledged that one of those times was when Trump refused to forcefully disavow an endorsement from white supremacist David Duke.
“I really believe he’s got to clean up how his new media works,” Ryan said. “I understand this was done by staff and not by he himself. … They’ve got to clean this up.”

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