‘Great Idea’: Netanyahu Tweets in Support of Trump Border Wall Plan

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tweeted this morning that President Trump is right to want to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border:

Trump signed multiple orders on immigration this week, including plans for the border wall.

And as Haaretz points out, Trump invoked Israel in speaking with Sean Hannity about his plan:

“The wall is necessary. That’s not just politics, and yet it is good for the heart of the nation in a certain way because people want protection, and a wall protects. All you have to do is ask Israel. They were having a total disaster coming across, and they had a wall. It’s 99.9 percent stoppage. A proper wall.”

UPDATE –– 4:20 pm ET: A spokesman for Israel’s foreign ministry had to tweet this out later:

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