“The Democrats have very much proven to be anti-Israel, there’s no question about that, and it’s a disgrace,” Trump said. “I don’t know what’s happened to them but they are totally anti-Israel, frankly I think they’re anti-Jewish.”
Trump was asked about the conference as he left the White House for a trip to Mar-a-lago.
2020 candidates including Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders, Beto O’Rourke, and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, have all said they would not attend the conference after MoveOn.org began a petition to boycott the event.
A policy director for Bernie Sanders told MSNBC the senator was concerned that AIPAC was “concerned about the platform AIPAC is providing for leaders who have expressed bigotry and oppose a two-state solution.”