Fox's Pete Hegseth: Democrats skipping AIPAC convention “are at some level anti-Israel or maybe anti-Semitic”

From the March 22 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends:

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PETE HEGSETH (FOX & FRIENDS WEEKEND CO-HOST): You describe as a far-left group. is now the Democrat Party. I mean, that's where they've become, now they're the soul of the Democrat Party. Just like the Justice Democrats, just like CAIR, just like all these radical groups that have captured the Democratic Party -- that's who they're kowtowing too. And maybe they think it works in a general, I think you're right, it doesn't ultimately work in a general election. AIPAC also is not an extreme right-wing, pro-Israel group. This is the group that plays it down the middle as best they can, trying to create a bipartisan consensus of Republicans and Democrats. If you won't go to AIPAC, you are at some level anti-Israel or maybe anti-Semitic. We have seen the comments. I'm not saying they are. 

But you're willing to -- you're not willing to stand shoulder to shoulder with our most -- with our strongest ally. All of them boycotting it shows you how afraid they are of the fringe left base that they have. They're afraid of them. Because how dare you stand with a group that, I don't know -- you saw the president recognize the Golan Heights, or did he via Twitter. We'd have to formally recognize it. They say, well you can't do that, what about the 1967 lines, and a two-state solution, and -- because there's a pro-Palestinian base of the Democrat Party they don't want to offend. That's what this is all about.


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