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Pence radio pool report 8a
Tamara Keith • NPR
February 22, 2017: 02:29 PM


Just adding a little more to the transcript here of the part about anti-Semitism as we roll toward the airport.

Before we get started, I'd like to address something that happened here in St. Louis over the weekend. On Monday morning American awoke to discover that nearly 200 tombstones were toppled in a nearby Jewish graveyard. Speaking just yesterday, President Trump called this a horrible and painful act. And so it was. That along with other recent threats to the Jewish community centers around the country. He declared it all a sad reminder of the work that still must be done to root out hate and prejudice and evil. We condemn this vile act of vandalism and those who perpetuate it in the strongest possible terms.

Let me say it's been inspiring to people all across this country to see the way the people of Missouri have rallied around the Jewish community with compassion and support. You have inspired this nation with your kindness and your care.



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