Donald Trump defended Israel's controversial decision to exclude representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from entry.
The President also denied any involvement in the matter, although he publicly pressured the Israeli government not to admit Omar and Tlaib The first two Muslim women elected to the US Congress visit the country.
"This is a decision of Israel, you can let them in if you want," said Trump in the White House.
Omar and Tlaib wanted to travel to Israel last week but were led by Benjamin Netanyahu's government The Israeli Prime Minister referred to the support of the two Democratic legislators for the Boycott, Disposal and Sanctioning Movement (BDS) to justify his actions] Trump told reporters: "It would all be a propaganda campaign against Israel so I do not accuse Israel of having done what they did. "
The President also redoubled his criticism of Tlaib because he w It had become emotional during a press conference on Monday when he talked about her grandmother living in the occupied West Bank.
and I will not buy it for a second, "said Trump about Tlaib, who is the first Palestinian American to serve in Congress.
"I saw her in a very vicious mood, I saw a woman who was violent, vicious and out of control," he added, "and suddenly I see this person crying because they did not see their grandmother
In a particularly troubling statement Trump criticized every Jewish American supporting the Democratic Party.
] "I think every Jewish people voting for a Democrat – I think it shows either total ignorance or gross infidelity, "said the President.
Trump also addressed negotiations with China insisting that its trade war with Beijing worked, despite fears of a possible economic recession.
"China has been this country for 25 years Trump said, "The fact is, someone had to take over China."
He added, "My life would be a lot easier if I did not take over China. But I like doing it because I have to do it. "
Last week, Trump postponed the implementation of the proposed tariffs on a variety of Chinese imports until December to prevent US consumers from raising prices during the holiday season.
"I do that, whether it's good or bad," Trump added to his aggressive trading practices.