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As with everything else,  Trump had to make this moment of sorrow and grieving about himself.  He should have let those who are actually in the midst of their pain and grief,  have that  moment unto themselves.  But oh no!  Seems where ever and whenever the reality TV star can find a photo-op, he goes for it in order to steal the spotlight.   In doing so he's basically saying:   "It's all about ME!!!!!"

 

  

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PRESIDENT HATE, LEAVE OUR STATE!

 

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The crowd is singing “Olam Chesed Yibanei”

 
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Bend the Arc leaders are reading their open letter to Trump, who is in town today.

“President Trump, you are not welcome in Pittsburgh until you fully denounce white nationalism.” pic.twitter.com/qurAtDtb6T

 
 

Though thousands of protesters disapproved of the first family’s visit, they received a warm reception from Rabbi Jeffrey Myers, who leads the Tree of Life synagogue and invited them inside.

 

After spending nearly 20 minutes inside the temple, the president went to a memorial outside and he and the first lady placed a small stone on a marker for each of the victims, as is the Jewish tradition.

 

Kushner is Jewish and his wife Ivanka Trump converted to Judaism before they married in 2009. Both are senior White House advisers and reportedly persuaded the president to explicitly denounce anti-Semitism following the shooting.

 

10_30_18_PittsburghProtestUS President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump walk past a memorial, as Jared Kushner (2nd L) and Ivanka Trump (L) speak with Rabbi Jeffrey Myers, as they pay their respects at the Tree of Life Synagogue following last weekend's shooting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 30, 2018. Scores of protesters took to the streets of Pittsburgh to denounce a visit by President Donald Trump in the wake of a mass shooting at a synagogue that left 11 people dead. Demonstrators gathered near the Tree of Life synagogue, where the shooting took place, holding signs that read 'President Hate, Leave Our State!' and 'Trump, Renounce White Nationalism Now.'SAUL LOEB/AFP/GETTY IMAGES

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https://www.newsweek.com/trump-jared-kushner-pittsburgh-synagogue-protesters-1194446?piano_t=1

 

TRUMPS AND JARED KUSHNER CONFRONTED BY THOUSANDS OF PROTESTERS AT PITTSBURGH SYNAGOGUE: ‘PRESIDENT HATE, LEAVE OUR STATE!’

 

President Donald Trump, his wife and first lady Melania Trump, his daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law Jared Kushner were greeted by thousands of protesters Tuesday afternoon when they arrived in Pittsburgh to visit the Tree of Life Synagogue where 11 Jewish worshippers were killed by a gunman Saturday.

 

The Trump family went to pay their respects to victims despite some residents expressing disapproval of the visit and some local and national officials declining to appear with the president and instead support families attending funerals.

 

About 2,000 protesters, many of them Jewish, marched against the president and chanted, “Words have meaning,” and held signs including one that said, “We build bridges not walls,” according to Reuters. Other signs read, "President Hate, Leave Our State!" and, "Trump, Renounce White Nationalism Now."

 

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As @realDonaldTrump visits the Tree of Life synagogue, neighbors nearby can be heard shouting “words have meaning”

The progressive Jewish group IfNotNow organized a Shiva mourning period on Squirrel Hill and used it to show the Trumps they were not welcome as Air Force One landed.

 

“He’s fostered an administration of white supremacy and he is not welcome here in our time of mourning,” Arielle Cohen, an organizer, told BuzzFeed News.

 

Another protester, Giulianna Lamanna, donned a green jacket with the words “I REALLY DO CARE, Y DON'T YOU?” as a dig against Melania Trump and the infamous “I REALLY DON’T CARE, DO U?” jacket she wore earlier in the year on a trip to visit migrant children separated from their parents at the southern border.

 

Lamanna told BuzzFeed News she was there to "honor the 11 people who were lost to hatred, and to send a message to Trump, who has fanned the flames of hate and is partially responsible for this tragedy, and is only making things worse by coming.”

 

A passerby, Suzette Hufford, said the president’s visit was “not something the people here want.” “He has promoted more negativity than he has support and solidarity,” she told the online news outlet.

 

Leaders of the Bend the Arc movement of Jewish people seeking justice read aloud an open letter: “President Trump, you are not welcome in Pittsburgh until you fully denounce white nationalism.”

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