Trump Jr. says Dems will never disavow Louis Farrakhan

Trump Jr. says Dems will never disavow Louis Farrakhan
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Donald Trump Jr.Donald (Don) John TrumpTrump Jr.'s India trip cost taxpayers nearly 0K: report Social media explodes over Avenatti arrest Mueller targets Stone in final push MORE slammed Democrats on Monday, saying they'll never disavow Louis Farrakhan, head of the Nation of Islam.

"When will the democrats disavow this guy? Answer: NEVER," Trump tweeted, linking to an article reporting that Farrakhan chanted "Death to America" and led a chant of "Death to Israel" while visiting Iran on Sunday.

The Tasnim News Agency, an Iranian news outlet, reported on Farrakhan's actions in Iran.

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Farrakhan, who has long been accused of being an anti-Semite, drew condemnation last month for remarks he made on Twitter in which he said: "I'm not an anti-Semite. I'm anti-Termite."

Trump Jr. has taken aim at the some on the left for their association with Farrakhan.

Rep. Keith EllisonKeith Maurice EllisonMinnesota New Members 2019 White candidates are never asked how they win minority-majority districts, says first Muslim congresswoman-elect Ellison resigns from DNC after winning Minnesota attorney general race MORE (D-Minn.) and former President Obama came under fire for their participation in and defense of the Million Man March in 1995, led by Farrakhan.

"All good people have to come out and condemn, but especially people who participated in the Million Man March in 1995, headed by Farrakhan, which really made him prominent in American politics," Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz, an opinion contributor to The Hill, said after Farrakhan's termite tweet.

"People like Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaAs Democrats gear up to challenge Trump in 2020, the key political divide will be metropolitan versus rural Trump's take on midterms: ‘Epic' win in Senate, ‘better than other sitting Presidents’ in House NASA's carpool to Space Station is back on as Russian rocket Soyuz quickly returns to flight MORE participated in the March and proudly defended it," Dershowitz said last month. "People like Keith Ellison, who worked closely with Farrakhan, these folks have a special obligation to condemn."