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 TrumpConservatives pound BuzzFeed, media over Cohen report BuzzFeed story has more to say about media than the president Special counsel issues rare statement disputing explosive Cohen report 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 EllisonIlhan Omar defends 2012 tweet: 'I don't know how my comments would be offensive to Jewish Americans' States scramble to fill void left by federal shutdown 116th Congress breaks records for women, minority lawmakers 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 ObamaAmericans need an economy that supports more than the 1 percent Pompeo’s retreat into chaos Barack Obama wishes Michelle a happy birthday: 'You’re one of a kind' 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."