Conway: Trump has been 'great friend' to Israel, Jewish people worldwide

Conway: Trump has been 'great friend' to Israel, Jewish people worldwide
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White House counselor Kellyanne ConwayKellyanne ConwayPennsylvania Republican David McCormick launches Senate campaign McCormick drawing support from Trump alumni ahead of Pennsylvania Senate bid Christie says Trump, Meadows should have warned him of positive COVID-19 test MORE on Monday defended the president against allegations that his opposition to globalism has anti-Semitic connotations.

"This president has been a great friend to Israel, to Jewish people worldwide," Conway said on CNN. "Also when he says he's a nationalist, he explained what that means, it means America first."

"[Israeli Prime Minister] Benjamin Netanyahu said President TrumpDonald TrumpBiden says Roe v. Wade under attack like 'never before' On student loans, Biden doesn't have an answer yet Grill company apologizes after sending meatloaf recipe on same day of rock star's death MORE is the best friend to the state of Israel," she added.


When asked if Trump should disavow anti-Semitism and differentiate his nationalist statements from hate toward Jewish people, Conway replied that he had.

"He said it many many times just in the course of his Saturday remarks," Conway said, referencing statements the president made following a shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue that left 11 dead.

Trump condemned Saturday's attack, which the Anti-Defamation League has said was likely the worst attack on Jewish people in U.S. history.

"This evil anti-Semitic attack is an assault on all of us, it is an assault on humanity," he said. "It will require all of us working together to extract the hateful poison of anti-Semitism from our world."