Netanyahu: Trump 'Feels Very Warmly' About Israel and Jews

'I know him very well,' the Israeli premier says in a short video excerpt of an interview that will air Sunday on 60 Minutes. 'And I think his attitude, his support for Israel is very clear.'

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaking with Donald Trump, September 25, 2016.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaking with Donald Trump, September 25, 2016.Credit: Kobi Gideon/GPO
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tells CBS's Lesley Stahl that President-elect Donald Trump "feels very warmly" about Israel and Jews.

"I know him very well," Netanyahu says in a short video excerpt of an interview that will air Sunday on 60 Minutes. “And I think his attitude, his support for Israel is very clear. He feels very warmly about the Jewish state, about the Jewish people and about Jewish people. There’s no question about that.”

According to CBS, the full interview features Netanyahu's reflections on his relationship with the Obama administration and other matters.

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