Bend the Arc Reacts to Trump's Holocaust Memorial Speech

Bend the Arc Reacts to Trump's Holocaust Memorial Speech

April 25, 2017

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Elliot Levy

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Release Date: Tuesday, April 25, 2017


New York – Following President Trump's keynote address at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's (USHMM) National Day of Remembrance, Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc Jewish Action, released the following statement:

“Donald Trump’s ability to read carefully scripted remarks must not and will not excuse his administration’s overt embrace of white supremacy and white nationalism.  Trump continues to surround himself with radical advisors like Steve Bannon and Sebastian Gorka and advance an agenda of hatred, bigotry and division.

“Trump’s speech today must be viewed in the context of his disturbing record and policy actions to date. On that account, he has time and again demonstrated his true colors as a champion of white nationalists and the alt-right. Americans and the Jewish community in particular are not fooled by Trump’s pleasant-sounding words and we will not allow them to distract us from his radical agenda.” 

For more on the connections between the Trump Administration and antisemitism, read Cotler’s new op-ed on Alternet.

For more information about Bend the Arc Jewish Action’s work to oppose Trump, contact Elliot Levy at [email protected] or 202-800-7409.