U.S. President Donald Trump answers a reporter's question about a ''sharp rise'' of anti-semitism in the U.S., saying ''We are going to do everything within our power to stop long-simmering racism and every other thing that's going on.'' Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: U.S. President Donald Trump held a news conference with Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House on Wednesday (February 15). Trump answered a reporter's question about the "sharp rise" of anti-semitism across the United States since his election campaign. "We are going to do everything within our power to stop long-simmering racism and every other thing that's going on. Because a lot of bad things have taken place over a long period of time," answered Trump. Trump and Netanyahu met face-to-face for the first time since Trump's victory in the 2016 presidential election. BULLETIN ASKED ABOUT ANTI-SEMITISM IN U.S., TRUMP SAYS GOING TO DO EVERYTHING IN HIS POWER TO STOP LONG-SIMMERING RACISM