David Friedman, the former U.S. ambassador to Israel, has endorsed former President Donald Trump in the 2024 U.S. presidential election.
“I was privileged to have worked with President Trump and his team in setting and implementing his Middle East policies and I am very proud of our historic achievements,” Friedman wrote on Twitter.
“I believe that it is in America’s best interests to strongly support Israel. No president has more strongly supported Israel than President Donald J. Trump and I endorse him for president of the United States.”
Trump nominated Friedman for the ambassadorial post. Friedman served as the senior U.S. diplomat in Israel from 2017 to 2021.
Last November, Friedman tweeted about Trump’s decision to dine with Ye (Kanye West), white supremacist Nick Fuentes and far-right provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos at Mar-a-Lago.
“To my friend Donald Trump, you are better than this. Even a social visit from an antisemite like Kanye West and human scum like Nick Fuentes is unacceptable,” Friedman tweeted at the time. “I urge you to throw those bums out, disavow them and relegate them to the dustbin of history where they belong.
“I condemned Barak Obama associating with Louis Farrakhan and Jeremiah Wright. This is no different. Antisemites deserve no quarter among American leaders, right or left,” he added.