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Trump: Watch Your Back Bibi, I’m Coming For Your Job

President Trump said on Tuesday that the United States is doing just fine — so perhaps he could run for prime minister of Israel.

At the National Republican Congressional Committee annual spring dinner, Trump spoke about supporting Israel’s security and recognizing the Golan Heights as part of the country.

“To support Israel’s security, just last week — and this has been going on for 58 years ― I recognized fully Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights,” he said. “Fifty-eight years, they have been talking. They’ve had committees, they’ve had meetings ― they’ve had 32 different meetings, and it’s talk and they never do it. So we did it.”

Then he shifted to a new dream for Israel, in which he is the leader, most likely replacing the current prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu.

“And I will tell you what. I don’t know about the United States, I think we’re doing well, but I can run for the prime minister of Israel,” he said. “That’s what they tell me. I think I am at 98 percent in Israel. You’d better be careful, I’ll leave here and go run in Israel.”

Alyssa Fisher is a writer at the Forward. Email her at, or follow her on Twitter at @alyssalfisher




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