"Some of you I don't like at all, actually, and you're going to be my biggest supporters because you'll be out of business in about fifteen minutes if they get it".
The president panned Warren's economic plan, saying, "You're not going to vote for the wealth tax". The president also spoke privately to Florida GOP voters on his trip to drum up support in the state ahead of the 2020 election.In line with his comments about the wealth tax, he also referred to Senator Elizabeth Warren as Pocahontas and said those in the room wouldn't vote for her and her "100 percent wealth tax", a mischaracterization of the candidate's policy proposals. Even if you don't like me; some of you don't.
In terms of the U.S. -Israel relationship, Trump lamented that it "suffered greatly" under the Obama administration.
"So many of you voted for the people in the last administration. We have to get them to love Israel more", Trump said, to some applause.More news: Rohingya activists launch boycott of Myanmar
In a keynote speech before the Israeli-American Council National Summit in Hollywood, Fla., Trump boasted of the killing of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and of his administration's controversial move of the USA embassy to Jerusalem, the Miami Herald reported. "Someday you'll have to explain that to me because I don't think they liked Israel too much, I'm sorry".
More to the point, however, is Trump's assumption that Jewish people are exclusively focused on acquiring and maintaining wealth, and that preoccupation will inevitably lead Jewish-American voters - who voted heavily against Trump in 2016 - to rally behind the Republican ticket in 2020.
Trump also called for Israelis who are in Hamas captivity and whose remains are held by the terrorist group to be returned to the Jewish state. Although it does not explicitly mention Israel, she told Al-Monitor shortly before filing it, "We are introducing a resolution ... to really speak about the American values that support and believe in our ability to exercise our First Amendment rights in regard to boycotting".
Aaron Keyak, the former head of the National Jewish Democratic Council, denounced Trump's remarks as anti-Semitic.More news: WhatsApp new feature: Get call waiting facility on Android phones
"An overwhelming majority of Jews are both pro-Israel and anti-Trump because of his incendiary rhetoric targeting our community and others, and because his symbolic gestures on Israel have not made America or Israel more secure".
Trump addressing the conference represented a significant achievement for the IAC, which has risen in prominence in recent years but still lags behind Israel lobby groups AIPAC and J Street. A number of Jewish groups noted at the time that accusations of disloyalty have always been made against Jews.
He also told the mostly Jewish audience that they wouldn't vote for Sen.More news: Chilean Air Force plane to Antarctica crashes with 38 people aboard