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Jewish Democrats slam GOP over planned Ron Paul tribute

Jewish Democrats slam GOP over planned Ron Paul tributeNational Jewish Democratic Council says planned tribute at Republican convention of a man who 'disparaged the U.S.-Israel relationship' on Iranian TV is 'a national disgrace.'By JTA
Aug.24, 2012
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Jewish Democrats slammed Republicans for planning a tribute to Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) at the Republican convention.

In a press call Friday, a top aide to Rommey confirmed that there would be a prime time video tribute to Paul.

"Paying tribute to this man who disparaged the U.S.-Israel relationship on Iranian television and empathized with Iran's nuclear weapons program - on top of the history of his hate-filled newsletters - is a national disgrace," the National Jewish Democratic Council said in a statement. "Romney and the RNC should cancel the tribute and end this dangerous strategic partnership once and for all." Th

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Added: Aug-26-2012 Occurred On: Aug-26-2012
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