Poor Chris Matthews probably got so triggered by President Trump’s Tuesday night tweet that he “forgot” how Obama used $350K of U.S. taxpayer dollars to try to unseat Netanyahu in the 2015 election.

Via NewsBusters.

Despite early election predictions in Israel late Tuesday ranging from a split vote to a slim victory for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews showed his disdain for both Netanyahu and President Trump, suggesting the President’s policy moves (directly and indirectly) related to the Middle East were solely to exercise improper influence on the election….

Before introducing Bloomberg’s Shannon Pettypiece and Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson, Matthews stated that “historically….American presidents have abstained in getting involved in Israeli politics, opting instead to play the roles of — two roles — friend of Israel, but also regional honest broker,” but Trump “broke with predecessors…to ensure that his friend…was victorious today.”….

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