Trump says he'd poll at 98 percent if he ran to be Israel's prime minister: report

President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump endorses former White House physician Ronny Jackson for Congress Newly released emails reveal officials' panic over loss of credibility after Trump's Dorian claims Lindsey Graham thanks Trump, bemoans 'never-ending bull----' at South Carolina rally  MORE reportedly told a group of Republican National Committee (RNC) donors Friday night that he'd poll at 98 percent if he ran be Israel's next prime minister. 

Axios, citing three unnamed sources who heard Trump's comments, reported Sunday that the president made the statement while speaking to a group of RNC donors at Mar-a-Lago.

The news outlet reported that security guards required attendees to place their cellphones in magnetized pouches to prevent possible leaks of Trump's speech. 

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The three sources told Axios that Trump discussed a range of matters during his speech and drew laughter from the audience on a number of topics. Trump reportedly highlighted how much his administration has done for Israel, pointing to the decision to move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. 

He later claimed that he would received widespread support if he ran for Israel's prime minister position. Benjamin Netanyahu has served as prime minister since 2009. Elections for the next Knesset session will be held next month. 

Trump also reportedly took aim at Democrats during his speech, allegedly saying that he didn't understand how any Jewish person could vote for a Democrat. 

"The Democrats hate Jewish people," Trump allegedly said when discussing the controversy surrounding Rep. Ilhan OmarIlhan OmarBiden, Klobuchar to address AIPAC via video Bill banning menthol in cigarettes divides Democrats, with some seeing racial bias Progressive group leader describes why Warren would be better than Sanders MORE's (D-Minn.) comments about Israel and the Democratic Party's response. 

The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment from The Hill.

Omar drew heightened scrutiny last week after she suggested that pro-Israel groups were pushing for "allegiance" to a foreign country. Many interpreted her remark as playing into an anti-Semitic trope that people who advocate for Israel are more loyal to that country than to the U.S. 

The House overwhelmingly passed a measure last week denouncing anti-Semitism and other forms of hate in response to Omar's comments, though that measure did not reference her name.

On Friday, Trump blasted Democrats as “anti-Israel” and “anti-Jewish” following the measure's passage.

Trump tweeted last week that it was "shameful" House Democrats "wouldn't take a stronger stand against Anti-Semitism in their conference."

"Anti-Semitism has fueled atrocities throughout history and it’s inconceivable they will not act to condemn it!" he continued.

Trump's speech at Mar-a-Lago was intended to update RNC donors on the administration's activities, according to Axios. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantisRonald Dion DeSantisThe Hill's 12:30 Report: Crunch time for Dems ahead of South Carolina, Super Tuesday The Hill's Morning Report — Presented by Facebook — Washington, Wall Street on edge about coronavirus Gov. DeSantis more popular in Florida than Trump MORE (R) and the president's son Donald Trump Jr.Donald (Don) John TrumpHouse Democrat denies he threatened Trump Jr. with 'physical violence' after demand for apology Trump Jr., Meadows wear matching Trump jackets on 'Fox & Friends' Group auctioning off hunting trip with Donald Trump Jr. MORE were reportedly among the attendees.