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Trump: Tehran would not have attacked on my watch

"This would NEVER have happened if I were President!" he wrote on Truth Social.

Donald Trump speaks at a Hindu Indian-American rally in Edison, N.J., for "Humanity United Against Terror," on Oct. 15, 2016. Credit: Joseph Sohm/Shutterstock.
Donald Trump speaks at a Hindu Indian-American rally in Edison, N.J., for "Humanity United Against Terror," on Oct. 15, 2016. Credit: Joseph Sohm/Shutterstock.

Former U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday night that Iran’s attack on Israel would not have occurred if he were in the White House.

“ISRAEL IS UNDER ATTACK! This should never have been allowed to happen–This would NEVER have happened if I were President!” Trump wrote to his Truth Social platform.

President Joe Biden “has totally lost control of the Israel situation,” the presumptive 2024 Republican presidential nominee said on Wednesday.

“Any Jewish person who votes for a Democrat or votes for Biden should have their head examined,” he said, ahead of an Atlanta fundraiser.

“He has no idea where he is and who he’s supporting,” Trump added of the U.S. president. “He doesn’t know if he’s supporting the Palestinians. But he knows one thing: He is not supporting Israel. He has abandoned Israel.”

Trump made similar remarks on Tuesday in an interview with Real America’s Voice—a right-wing cable and satellite TV channel—saying, “Any Jewish person that votes for Biden does not love Israel and, frankly, should be spoken to.”

In March, Trump stated that “any Jewish person that votes for Democrats hates their religion, they hate everything about Israel, and they should be ashamed of themselves.”

He drew criticism from the Anti-Defamation League, the American Jewish Committee and the Jewish Democratic Council of America, among other organizations.

Trump also said in March that the “Democratic Party hates Israel.”

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