White House held traditional candle lighting ceremony for Hanukkah
11 December, 2017, 03:43 | Author: Jason Torres
The White House blamed 's unusual speech Wednesday, in which he appeared to slur his words, on a dry throat.
This year's event came one day after Trump formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital and directed the State Department to prepare for moving the USA embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem - a campaign that both he and several former had made but which has remained unimplemented.
Photo via schiff.house.govNone of that tribe attended President Trump's first Hanukkah party Thursday in the White House.
"Hanukkah is a time for Jewish families around the world to celebrate the miracles of the past and promises of the future", Trump said.
"Well, I know for a fact there are a lot of happy people in this room", he told the dozens of people in attendance Thursday night.
Thousands of Palestin-ians demonstrated, scores were hurt and at least one killed in clashes with Israeli troops on a "day of rage" on Friday against Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
On the campaign trail in OH, he said: "You think Hillary Clinton would be able to stand up here and do this for an hour?"
Trump lit a menorah with his Jewish grandchildren, whom he briefly mentioned in his speech.
In an interview with Breitbart News, Israel's Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer said of the physical move, "I'm sure it's going to happen".
Jewish Cabinet officials Steven Mnuchin and David Schulman, secretary of the Treasury and Veteran Affairs, respectively, and Trump's special Middle East peace envoy Jason Greenblatt, who also is Jewish, were among the guests. "We thank God that a woman that was born into that nightmare of oppression now lives in this land of the free", he said of Lawrence-Israels.
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West Midlands Fire and Rescue tweeted about the incident and said the team was "seriously unimpressed" by what they'd had to do. A YouTube prankster has been criticised after cementing his head in a microwave - costing a fire service £650 to free him.
Mr Trump Jr, according to sources who spoke to CNN, said the messages he shared were akin to speaking to any major media outlet. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange later tweeted that he did not see how WikiLeaks was connected to CNN's story.
Earlier in the day, party workers were also seen celebrating the Congress president's birthday outside 10 Janpath. On the occasion, members of the Youth Congress planted a tree in honor of the Congress leader.
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