Israel’s first lady was caught on a hot mic blasting the media’s treatment of her husband, reassuring President Trump that the country values his friendship.
Standing on the Ben Gurion Airport tarmac in Tel Aviv, Sara Netanyahu praised First Lady Melania Trump, saying that she speaks highly of her everywhere she goes, Fox News reports.
“Because, the majority of the people of Israel, unlike the media, they love us,” she continued, gesturing toward the cameras. “We tell them how you are great so they love you.”
“We have something very much in common,” President Trump said.
“Sounds familiar,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu added.advertisement - story continues below
Mrs. Netanyahu then said she would continue the conversation over dinner.
The remarks were caught by Haaretz news service’s ambient microphone.