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President Trump has doubled down on his comments about American Jews, even as he insists anti-Semitic tropes aren't anti-Semitic when coming from him.
Why it matters: The “dual loyalty” trope has long been used by anti-Semites to question the patriotism of American Jews, and dates back to centuries of global anti-Semitism.
The big picture: Pew reports Jewish Americans voted overwhelmingly for Democrats in the 2018 midterms, with an estimated 79% compared to 17% for Republicans.
Flashback: Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) earned her own rebuke this spring with comments about "the political influence in this country that says it is OK for people to push for allegiance to a foreign country."
The bottom line: Israeli President Reuven Rivlin "was the lone senior Israeli official to address [Trump’s] assertion," the Times of Israel reports, telling House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that U.S.-Israel ties “are not dependent on the relationship with one particular party.”
Aerial view of a solar power generation project in China.
The 25th James Bond movie, coming in April of 2020, will be called "No Time to Die."
A few setbacks have marked the production, the AP notes.