Clinton to Jewish donors: "I will be a better president to Israel than Obama"

By SHLOMO SHAMIR/MAARIV ONLINE
July 4, 2015 00:54

Over 20 prominent Jewish donors were present at Clinton's Manhattan meeting last weekend.




Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton. (photo credit: REUTERS)

A closed meeting between Hillary Clinton and a group of Jewish donors ended with "vagueness" and "wording maneuvers," according to a report published Friday by Politico.

According to the report, Clinton, a leading democratic presidential candidate, told donors that as president she would be "better for Israel than Obama."

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Over 20 prominent Jewish donors were present at Clinton's Manhattan meeting last weekend.

She denied claims that Obama was responsible for the tension between Israel and Washington, and emphasized that as president she would employ the necessary means to bridge the gap and renew the close ties between Israel and the US.

According to the report, Clinton referred to the regular meetings she conducts with Israeli leaders, and was quoted saying that "diplomacy is personal relations, and I have my personal relationships."



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