Trump addresses Iran attack on Israel at Pennsylvania rally

In the wake of Iran’s attack on Israel, former President Trump delivered an impassioned message to attendees at a rally in Pennsylvania on Saturday, vowing that this should never have happened.

President Trump began his speech by saying, “Before we go any further, I want to say God bless the people of Israel. They are under attack right now because we are showing great weakness.” Stated. “The weakness that we showed was incredible and if we were in office, it wouldn’t have happened. You know it. They know it, everyone knows it. I know that.”

President Trump went on to say that the United States is praying for Israel and sends its absolute support to all at risk.

“This is an attack that didn’t happen. I want to think and think about what I have to go through,” he said. “Ukraine would never have happened. Israel [being] The attacks of October 7th and today would never have happened. ”

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President Donald Trump (left) arrives with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Israel Museum to give a speech in Jerusalem on May 23, 2017. (Mandel Gunn/AFP/Getty Images)

Trump joined other Republican politicians in expressing concern about the Biden administration and the attack.

Speaker of the House Mike Johnson said of the It must be done,” he wrote. “The White House demands an appropriate response. The Biden administration’s weakening of Israel and appeasement of Iran contributed to this horrific development.”

Rep. Nancy Mace (RS.C.) said President Biden “must take a firm stand” against Israel.

“Iran’s drone strikes demonstrate that President Biden’s approach to Iran and the Middle East is backwards,” she wrote on the X-Post. “At the risk of entering World War III, the United States must support Israel’s commitment to democracy. The president must stand firm and immediately stop coddling Iran. ”

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Former U.S. President and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at the Buckeye Values ​​PAC rally in Vandalia, Ohio, on March 16, 2024.

Former President Donald Trump speaks at the Buckeye Values ​​PAC rally in Vandalia, Ohio, on March 16, 2024. (Kamil Krzaczynski/AFP via Getty Images)

Biden was asked on Friday how imminent a potential attack on Israel by Tehran was in the wake of Israel’s attack on Iran’s Damascus consulate in Syria.

“We are dedicated to the defense of Israel,” he added. “We support Israel. We will defend Israel and help defend Israel. And Iran will not succeed.”


Asked what his message was to Iran, Biden simply said, “Stop it.” When I asked for details, he walked away.

Fox News Digital’s Louis Casiano and Sarah Rumpf-Whitten contributed to this report.