It is no secret that Israel is an important policy issue in US national elections. But in the 2016 presidential race, concern for the Jewish state among Bible-believing Christians may actually be what tipped the scales for Donald Trump and, against all odds, put him in the White House.
...In America, Jews generally vote Democratic, but American Israelis turned many American Jews around to support the Republican candidate Donald Trump.”
Brot is a political consultant with ties to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his right-wing Likud party. Their team also included a liaison with the ultra-Orthodox community in Jerusalem.
Trump will soon be sitting in that most coveted chair in the Oval Office, and one of its legs he owes to Israel. Let’s hope that once he settles into it, Trump doesn’t forget who is helping hold it up.
[source : Israelis Convinced Christians to Vote Trump, Israel Today, December 2016]