CNN's Wajahat Ali: White Supremacists Are "Coming For All Of Us," Trump "Will Not Win"

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CNN contributor Wajahat Ali is asked what if "the squad" -- the four Congresswomen led by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) -- used the same "anti-Semitic trope" that President Trump did Tuesday when he said Jewish Americans who vote for Democrats are disloyal. Ali, a Muslim, said Muslims are with Jews and they will not be divided by race or religion.

"So, what I'm telling everyone today is a very radical idea that Donald Trump is a racist president. He's also an anti-Semitic president. He promotes white supremacist talking points," Ali said Tuesday on 'CNN Tonight' with host Don Lemon.





"We're going unite, we're going to have our disagreements about Israel," Ali said of his newfound Jewish-Muslim brotherhood. "That's fine. But we're going to unite against the common threat that is coming against all of us which is white supremacy and Donald Trump, you will not win."

Ali declared President Trump and white supremacists are "coming against all of us" and warned the president he "will not win."

"We're not going to let him use Jews and Israel and anti-Semitism as a wedge to divide us along religious and racial lines. We're in this together. We know he attacks black women, Muslims, women, Latinos, immigrants, and Jews and we know that white supremacists are the number one domestic terror threat in America coming for all of us," Ali said.

WAJAHAT ALI, CNN CONTRIBUTOR: If the squad said something like that, the entire country would be in an uproar and basically they'd want to deport Rashida Tlaib to Michigan, that's where she's from. Look, what's happening here is this: this dual-loyalty trope has been used against marginalized communities in America. Irish-Catholics, their loyalty was always tested. Jewish Americans to this day. Muslims to the last 18 years.

What Donald Trump is doing is what Donald Trump has always done. I keep the receipts, Don. This is nothing new. He's telling 80% of Jews in America that they're not loyal to who? To him? To America? To Israel?

He also said this in the White House when he invited American Jews for Hanukkah, he said Israel is your country. This is the same president -- by the way, [protestors] who said when the Jews will not replace us, right, when the KKK marched in Charlottesville, he said very fine people on both sides.

He's the same one who promoted the white supremacist conspiracy theory of George Soros, a Jew funding the caravan of immigrants and rapists. And that was the same term -- invasion -- used by the terrorists who walked into the Tree of Life synagogue and killed 11 people. This is the same man who over the past month has retweeted these extremists, Katie Hopkins, who said Jews were responsible for their own massacre in the Tree of Life synagogue because their chief rabbi was pro-migrant.

So, what I'm telling everyone today is a very radical idea that Donald Trump is a racist president. He's also an anti-Semitic president. He promotes white supremacist talking points and what I want to tell all my Jewish cousins from other mothers is that the Muslims are with you, and we see through this.

We're not going to let him use Jews and Israel and anti-Semitism as a wedge to divide us along religious and racial lines. We're in this together. We know he attacks black women, Muslims, women, Latinos, immigrants, and Jews and we know that white supremacists are the number one domestic terror threat in America coming for all of us.

We're going unite, we're going to have our disagreements about Israel. That's fine. But we're going to unite against the common threat that is coming against all of us which is white supremacy and Donald Trump, you will not win.

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