Daily Kos: Top Democrats blast Trump’s silence after Putin blames Jews for 2016 US election meddling

Leading Democratic lawmakers in both houses of Congress blasted President Donald Trump for failing to condemn remarks by Russian President Vladimir Putin suggesting Jews and other minority groups were responsible for meddling in the 2016 US presidential election…

Ron Klein, chair of the Jewish Democratic Council of America (JDCA), issued a statement demanding “that the White House make it clear to Putin and the Russian government that such bigotry is abhorrent to the United States and its government.”

“Trump’s blind-spot for anti-Semitism is a recurrent problem, and one that imperils our Jewish community, as it faces the escalation of hate crimes and prejudice,” Klein added.

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