President TrumpDonald TrumpSix big off-year elections you might be missing Twitter suspends GOP Rep. Banks for misgendering trans health official Meghan McCain to Trump: 'Thanks for the publicity' 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.
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 OmarDozens of Democrats call for spending bill to pass 'climate test' House progressives call on Biden to end all new fossil fuel permitting Overnight Energy & Environment — Presented by the American Petroleum Institute — Democrats address reports that clean energy program will be axed 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 DeSantisRon DeSantisDeSantis eyes ,000 bonus for unvaccinated police to relocate to Florida Twitter suspends GOP Rep. Banks for misgendering trans health official The Memo: Will COVID-19's dip boost Biden? MORE (R) and the president's son Donald Trump Jr.Don TrumpHow Trump uses fundraising emails to remain undisputed leader of the GOP Donald Trump Jr. joins Cameo Book claims Trump family members were 'inappropriately' close with Secret Service agents MORE were reportedly among the attendees.