MSNBC host Chris Matthews blew up President Donald Trump for being "political supporter" of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
In recent weeks, the Trump administration recognized Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights and declared Iran's revolutionary guards as a terrorist organization. President Trump also congratulated Netanyahu on the White House in late March. to OneVoice, an Israeli political group and an opponent to Netanyahu.
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"The American presidents of both of our parties abstained from participating in Israeli politics, choosing instead to play two roles; friend of Israel, but also a regional honest broker. But not this time, "Matthews said to his audience. "President Trump broke with his predecessors, taking a series of steps to help convince his friend Bibi Netanyahu to win today."
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Hardball host continued: "Always, our president from Eisenhower – from all the way to W, although some are leaning towards Israel, some of them have somehow leaned … they always played this other role as an honest broker of the region so that they can bring peace and play a bigger global role than simply being friends with Israel. This President has ignored his global role, ignored this role – has deprived such a position of a peacekeeper or honest mediator and simply played a political supporter of Bibi. "
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Notifies that after a very tough race, Netanyahu is staying in his office and forming a government.