White House spokesman Andrew Bates said in a statement posted on “.
“It is unacceptable to repeat at any time the hideous lie behind the deadliest act of anti-Semitism in American history, let alone a month after the deadliest day for the Jewish people since the Holocaust,” wrote Bates.
The CEO of Tesla and SpaceX then continued his message by saying that the Anti-Defamation League “unfairly attacks the majority of the West, although the majority of the West supports the Jewish people and Israel” because it cannot not “criticize the minority groups who are their main threat.
Musk’s support for the position comes amid rising anti-Semitism in the United States following Hamas’ attack on Israel on October 7. Bates said the White House “will continue to condemn anti-Semitism at every turn.”