Trump accuses Jewish Americans of ‘disloyalty’ for voting Democratic, in antisemitic trope

President’s remarks seemed to refer to a perception that Jewish Americans have a dual loyalty to both America and Israel

Donald Trump used an apparently antisemitic trope when accusing Jewish Americans who vote for Democrats as showing “either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty”.

The remarks came as part of a barrage of disparaging comments that threaten to re-ignite an ongoing feud with Democratic congresswomen Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib. They seemed to refer to a perception that Jewish Americans have a dual loyalty to both America and Israel.

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