Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, the highest-ranking Jewish member of Congress, on Wednesday blasted President Trump’s remarks that Jewish people who vote for Democrats are “disloyal.”
“To my fellow American Jews, particularly those who support @realDonaldTrump: When he uses a trope that’s been used against the Jewish people for centuries with dire consequences, he is encouraging—wittingly or unwittingly—anti-Semites throughout the country and world. Enough,” Schumer tweeted.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), the only Jewish candidate seeking the Democratic nomination for president, also excoriated the statement, saying Tuesday at a Sioux City, Iowa, rally “I am a proud Jewish person, and I have no concerns about voting Democratic.”
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