McClatchy: Jewish Republicans reach uneasy truce with Trump

onald Trump has equivocated in condemning violent neo-Nazis, he was slow to disavow the Ku Klux Klan and a host of white supremacists say they have been encouraged by his rhetoric.

But he has also acted to move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, he’s taken a harder line on Iran, and his administration has strongly defended Israel at the United Nations.

Jewish Republicans are deeply conflicted about this White House, as evidenced by this weekend’s gathering of the Republican Jewish Coalition here in Las Vegas. Many donors who have long been fixtures of the organization were absent—for a wide range of reasons, but in part, one explained, because of “mixed feelings on RJC’s embrace of [the] Trump administration.”

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