It didn’t help that one of the scheduled speakers, hours before her appearance, amplified an antisemitic screed on Twitter, or that another cheerfully admitted to likening abortion to the Holocaust.
Despite the coronavirus pandemic, Trump delivered his remarks in front of more than 1,000 people.
The showy display of support for Israel was one flank of the mixed messaging that the convention sent to American Jews.
Zeldin this week released his first TV ad, and there’s no mention of Trump or Goroff; it’s all about his support for law enforcement.
Jerusalem Post diplomatic correspondent Lahav Harkov accused the Lincoln Project of “dabbling in antisemitism” over the tweet.
Also speaking is Abby Johnson, an anti-abortion activist who in 2017 said on Twitter, “I have a hard time understanding how people can’t see the connection between abortion and the Jewish holocaust.”
Ratings for the second night of the virtual Democratic National Convention reflected viewers across 10 U.S. TV networks on Aug. 18. The DNC also experienced a drop in viewers from 2016.
Trump raised tariffs on imports, renegotiated a deal with two of the country's main trading partners, Canada and Mexico, and started a tariff war with China.
Pollack, who voted for Donald Trump in 2016, has praised the president in the past for emphasizing school safety instead of gun control.
Trump set the tone early in the day when he addressed delegates in Charlotte, North Carolina.