President Trump spoke to reporters Friday before departing for Alabama and was asked about the “sham” resolution that was passed Thursday to protect Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and the Democratic Party’s increasing anti-Semitism.
“I thought yesterday’s vote by the House was disgraceful. Because the Democrats have become an anti-Israel party. They’ve become an anti-Jewish party,” the president said.
President Trump: "I thought yesterday's vote by the House was disgraceful, because it's become — the Democrats have become an anti-Israel party. They've become an anti-Jewish party. And I thought that vote was a disgrace and so does everybody else if you get an honest answer." pic.twitter.com/TNmPRMwNJA
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The president is headed to Alabama to survey the damage after devastating tornadoes hit the state, resulting in 23 deaths and injuries to dozens more. Some 36 tornadoes touched down in Alabama last weekend, wreaking havoc across the state. The president has instructed FEMA to devote substantial resources towards recovery efforts.