Trump promotes 'Jexodus' after 'Fox & Friends' segment

President TrumpDonald John TrumpEsper sidesteps question on whether he aligns more with Mattis or Trump Warren embraces Thiel label: 'Good' As tensions escalate, US must intensify pressure on Iran and the IAEA MORE appeared to promote a movement encouraging Jewish voters to leave the Democratic Party on Tuesday over remarks made by Minnesota Rep. Ilhan OmarIlhan OmarScaramucci calls Trump tweets 'racist and unacceptable' House Democrat pushes for censuring Trump in closed-door meeting Black Caucus leader calls Trump's attacks on minority lawmakers 'despicable' MORE (D).

Following a "Fox & Friends" interview with "Jexodus" activist Elizabeth Pipko, the president quoted Pipko in a tweet, writing that the Democratic Party doesn't "care" about Jewish people in America.

“Jewish people are leaving the Democratic Party," Trump tweeted, quoting the conservative activist. "We saw a lot of anti Israel policies start under the Obama Administration, and it got worsts & worse. There is anti-Semitism in the Democratic Party. They don’t care about Israel or the Jewish people.”

The website for Jexodus describes the movement as a group of Jewish voters tired of "bondage to leftist politics" and "hypocrisy, anti-Americanism, and anti-Semitism of the rising far-left."

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Trump has made similar comments in recent days, slamming Omar for comments she made on Twitter that were criticized by some as anti-Semitic. 

Omar made headlines last week when she suggested that politicians who support Israel do so out of allegiance to a foreign country. She later apologized for the remarks.

Following outrage over the comment, the House passed a resolution on Thursday to condemn hatred and bigotry, including anti-Semitism and Islamophobia. The resolution, which did not name Omar, was originally expected to condemn anti-Semitism alone.