Donald Trump wiped out anti-Semitism on Israel Holocaust Remembrance Day

President Donald Trump speaks during a White House senior staff swearing in ceremony in the East Room of the White House, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Vastavam web: President Donald Trump vowed to wipe out anti-Semitism in a message to mark Israel’s annual Holocaust Remembrance Day after his administration was criticised for past statements about the genocide.In a four-minute taped video played to the World Jewish Congress in New York, the US leader called the Holocaust “the darkest chapter of human history” and pledged “never again” would such horror occur.The Republican commander-in-chief went on to pay tribute to Israel and Jewish perseverance, condemning anti-Semitism.”We must stamp out prejudice and anti-Semitism everywhere it is found. We must defeat terrorism, and we must not ignore the threats of a regime that talks openly of Israel’s destruction,” he said.
The White House raised eyebrows on International Holocaust Remembrance Day in January by issuing a statement that made no mention of the six million Jews killed in the Nazi genocide.In February, Trump drew fire for remaining silent for several days over a spate of anti-Semitic threats against Jewish community centers, before condemning them as “horrible” and “painful.Earlier this month, White House spokesman Sean Spicer sparked outrage around the world after minimising the atrocities of Adolf Hitler in comments on Syria.Critics and political opponents in the United States say Trump’s rise to the White House has emboldened extreme right, neo-Nazi groups.

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