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David Friedman, Trump adviser on Israel, denies anti-Semitic sentiment among supporters

David Friedman, Trump adviser on Israel, denies anti-Semitic sentiment among supporters

When asked whether the Trump campaign had been damaged by accusations of anti-Semitism during an interview on Israel's Channel 2, Friedman countered that "There is anti-Semitic sentiment among Clinton's supporters."

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