CNN’s Jake Tapper issued a searing criticism Thursday of many of the tyrannical nations that condemned the Trump administration’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital as immoral.
The UN General Assembly voted 128 to 9 Thursday for a resolution demanding the U.S rescind a Dec. 6 declaration recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. But some of the countries condemning the U.S. have no room to talk on the issue, according to Tapper.
“Among the 128 countries who voted to condemn the U.S. on this issue were some countries with some rather questionable records of their own,” Tapper said on CNN’s “The Lead.” He targeted Venezuela, Syria, and Yemen for their history of ignoring human rights violations within their borders.
“Take Venezuela’s representative today,” Tapper began, running a video of the country’s U.N. representative. “The world is not for sale, and your votes imperil global peace,” the representative can be heard saying in the video.
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