WATCH: 'No Moral Equivalency Between Palestinian Violence and Israeli Self-defense,' Says Bush

'Israel is responding as any sovereign nation would, we should be completely on their side on this and frankly the next president of the United States ought to be getting Israel's back,' says Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush.

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Short transcript:

Sean Hannity: John Kerry last week, here Israelis are getting killed, and he tried to create a moral equivalency between Palestinian terrorists and Israel, what are your reactions in those two specific I think huge mistakes?

Governor Jeb Bush: Well first they go hand-in-glove because legitimizing the Iranian regime to now empower them to continue to be the largest sponsor of terrorism in the world, which is what we've done, in an unverifiable agreement is only sending fear throughout the region and Israel correctly views this as an existential threat.

I don't believe it's necessarily a coincidence that the Palestinian Authority is inciting violence against innocence innocent Israelis. We have some say in as it relates to the Palestinian Authority, given the fact that we provide aid and we should be very clear that there is no moral equivalence that inciting terror inside of Israel is not the equivalency of what Israel does in self-defense.

They do this in their schools to incite a feeling of hatred towards Israel. Israel is responding as any sovereign nation would, we should be completely on their side on this and frankly the next president of the United States ought to be getting Israel's back.

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