Juan Williams Cites Polls to Reject Trump’s Claim Dems are ‘Anti-Jewish’: ‘Not in Touch With Reality’

Fox News’ Juan Williams pushed back on Donald Trump Friday after the president said Democrats have become an “anti-Jewish Party.”

As Trump spoke to reporters before heading to Alabama, he swung at Democrats after the House passed an anti-hate resolution that expanded on its original condemnation of anti-Semitism. The resolution was sparked by Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and her controversial comments about Israel, and Trump slammed her party, arguing “Democrats have become an anti-Israel party and anti-Jewish party.”

Williams reacted to Trump’s comments on Fox News show America’s Newsroom, and he pushed back by noting that Trump only received support from about 6 percent of the Jewish-American population in 2016.

“This is, as you just heard from Donald Trump, an effort to make it out that there is only one party that supports Israel in the United States and that’s the Republican Party,” said Williams. “This is a huge distortion. It’s not in touch with reality.”

Williams continued by noting that Bernie Sanders (who is Jewish), recently defended Omar by saying there’s a difference between anti-Semitism and critiquing Israel’s foreign policy.

Watch above, via Fox News.

— —

>> Follow Ken Meyer (@KenMeyer91) on Twitter

Have a tip we should know? [email protected]

Filed Under:

Follow Mediaite: