The group of Republican donors and Jewish leaders was among the first to hear from the new vice president.
Adelson's remarks were made during a dinner party attended by top donors of the Republican Jewish Coalition, CNN reports.
Adelson, a major Republican donor and the owner of Israeli pro-Netanyahu daily Israel Hayom, reportedly planned to lobby Trump against a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Israel Hayom’s relations with the prime minister continue to deteriorate; the free paper reportedly no longer publishes pictures of Sara Netanyahu.
In a highly revealing post on Sunday, the prime minister inadvertently highlighted three lies, including why he called the 2015 election.
The leaders of Israel and South Africa both wanted a newspaper that would glorify their policies. But only one of the countries forced its leader to resign over the matter.
Arnon Mozes’ Yedioth Ahronoth gave positive coverage to the strongest players at the height of their power. If the media’s function is to critique the powerful, Yedioth did the opposite.
In new excerpts from negotiations between prime minister and publisher of Yedioth Ahronoth daily, Netanyahu and Mozes discuss potential journalists who could be recruited to 'lower hostility.'
Those seeking to understand what the problem is with a Jewish state should ask themselves what the problem is with an Islamic state.
Moshe Kahlon, head of the center-right Kulanu party, criticizes prime minister amid allegations that he sought to improve ties with one media tycoon at the expense of another.