On ‘Radio Times’: Pa. AG Shapiro discusses his interaction with President Trump

 Pennsylvania Attorney General, Josh Shapiro, talks to the crowd at the Rally Against Hate. He himself is Jewish and sends his children to private Jewish school. Hundreds of people from all faiths and ages gathered together at the rally to Stand Against Hate on Independence Mall in Philadelphia Pa on March 2nd 2017. The rally was held in response to the growing amount of attacks on Jewish institutions across the United States. (Emily Cohen for NewsWorks)

Pennsylvania Attorney General, Josh Shapiro, talks to the crowd at the Rally Against Hate. He himself is Jewish and sends his children to private Jewish school. Hundreds of people from all faiths and ages gathered together at the rally to Stand Against Hate on Independence Mall in Philadelphia Pa on March 2nd 2017. The rally was held in response to the growing amount of attacks on Jewish institutions across the United States. (Emily Cohen for NewsWorks)

When President Trump met with a group of Attorneys General on Tuesday, Pennsylvania AG Josh Shapiro asked the President about the recent wave of ant-Semitic bomb threats and cemetery desecrations. 

After calling the threatening behavior “reprehensible,” Trump went on to say “Sometimes it’s the reverse, to make people, or to make others, look bad.”  These remarks left Shapiro and observers confused and wondering what his answer was implying.

Shapiro joined Marty Moss-Coane on Radio Times Friday to discuss his interaction with the President.

Following this, Marty was joined by Regional Director of the Anti-Defamation League, Nancy Baron-Baer, and by Tarek El-Messidi, founder of the Muslim organization, Celebrate Mercy. They talked about the spike in hate crimes and about the new-found cooperation between the Jewish and Muslim communities.

For more with today’s guests, go to Radio Times.

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