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By Benjamin Kerstein

The Jewish Democratic Council of America praised the democratic process but accused President Trump of trying to influence the election in Netanyahu’s favor.

“Israeli voters have spoken and we respect their decision,” the group tweeted, “but we cannot ignore that Trump put his thumb on the scale to influence Israel’s election. We reject his intervention in the strongest terms, just as we reject interference in our own election.”

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@USJewishDems: Israeli voters have spoken and we respect their decision, but we cannot ignore that Trump put his thumb on the scale to influence Israel’s election. We reject his intervention in the strongest terms, just as we reject interference in our own election. LINK: https://bit.ly/2GcrkHy – 6 things you need to know about Benjamin Netanyahu’s Israeli election victory”