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 TrumpThe Hill's Morning Report — Trump retreats on census citizenship question Trump set to host controversial social media summit Trump associate Felix Sater grilled by House Intel 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 EllisonFormer Sanders aides launch consulting firm Minnesota AG will defend state's abortion restrictions despite personal views Hillicon Valley: House panel advances election security bill | GOP senator targets YouTube with bill on child exploitation | Hicks told Congress Trump camp felt 'relief' after release of Clinton docs | Commerce blacklists five Chinese tech groups 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 ObamaHealth care moves to center stage in Democratic primary fight Meghan McCain shares video of father shutting down supporter who called Obama an 'Arab' after Trump rally Poll: Majority of Democratic voters happy with their choices among 2020 contenders 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."