Trump In AIPAC Speech: My Daughter Will Have A ‘Beautiful, Jewish Baby’

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump deviated from his prepared remarks at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) conference Monday to tell the room that his daughter, Ivanka, was about to have a “beautiful, Jewish baby.”

“I love the people in this room. I love Israel. I love Israel. I’ve been with Israel so long in terms of — I’ve received some of my greatest honors from Israel,” Trump said at the end of his speech. “My father before me, incredible. My daughter, Ivanka, is about to have a beautiful, Jewish baby.”

Trump added that it could be “happening right now.”

I an uncommon move for Trump, he posted his speech in full on his website and read from a teleprompter.

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