By Doina Chiacu and James Oliphant WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Facing strong condemnation at home and abroad, U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday denied using (an expletive) to describe Haiti and African countries, but kept up criticism of a Senate immigration plan that he said would force the United States to admit people from countries that […]
Trump administration to name anti-Semitism monitor.
The Trump administration says it will move quickly to fill the position of anti-Semitism monitor. The Jewish Telegraphic Agency quotes an administration source as saying that the State Department post is “crucial” and will be filled soon. Over the summer, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson hinted that he might do away with the position because he believed the issue was best handled by other departments in the agency. Jewish groups have been lobbying for the job to be filled, arguing that the problem of anti-Semitism is so big it requires the attention of one specific officer. No timeline has been given for when a selection will be made.
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