Only three members of the president’s 22-member Cabinet wanted to move the Israeli embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv, according to former Trump aide Sebastian Gorka. At a D.C. Young Republicans event Monday night at the Capitol Hill Club, Gorka said (at 30:00 in a video posted by an attendee)...
On Dec. 6, President Trump formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and announced plans to move the U.S. embassy there. One might have expected Israelis to be extremely happy. However, aside from official responses from the country’s leaders, Israel was largely silent about the Jerusalem decision. Instead, Israelis took to the streets in December to […]
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the president "did a great service for peace" by deciding to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence told Israeli lawmakers Monday that the U.S. would put plans to move its embassy to Jerusalem on a fast track, drawing angry denunciations from Arabs who were forcibly removed from the hall during his speech before Israel's parliament.
The American embassy in Jerusalem will be open by the end of 2019, US vice president Mike Pence said Monday as he became the first senior US leader to visit the city since Donald Trump recognised it as Israel’s capital. The US had previously...Show More Summary
US Vice President Mike Pence pledged to move the American embassy in Israel to Jerusalem by the end of 2019 on Monday in a speech to Israel's parliament that saw Arab lawmakers expelled after they shouted in protest. As Pence spoke,Show More Summary
Pence made surprise news by saying that Trump's previous certification of compliance was "the last time" for such a certification. He also made more news: That the US would be opening the embassy in Jerusalem next year....
During his trip to Israel, Vice President Mike Pence reaffirmed that the U.S. embassy in Israel will be moved to Jerusalem. The decision -- and his visit -- was met with some backlash. CBS News correspondent Seth Doane reports.
Vice President Mike Pence told the Israeli parliament Monday that the United States will move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem next year, far faster than the State Department had indicated when President Trump decided last month to recognize the divided holy city as Israel’s capital. By speeding...
Mahmoud Abbas urges EU to 'swiftly recognise' Palestine as US announces plan to move embassy to Jerusalem by 2019.
Vice president gets a standing ovation after saying the U.S. embassy will open in Jerusalem next year.
The U.S. embassy in Israel will open in Jerusalem by 2019, accelerating President Trump’s inflammatory decision to declare the city the nation’s capital and shift the embassy’s location from Tel Aviv. Vice President Mike Pence made the announcement while speaking before the Knesset on Monday. The vice president is currently on a Middle East tour, […]
JERUSALEM/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - In a fresh display of Western discord over Middle East peace efforts, the United States said on Monday its Israel embassy would move to Jerusalem by the end of 2019, while its European Union allies voiced support for East Jerusalem as capital of a Palestinian state.
The plan to move the embassy has thrown U.S. peace efforts into disarray
Vice President Mike Pence announces a faster timeline for opening the embassy than had been previously reported, and calls Jerusalem "Israel's capital" in a speech to the Knesset.
Pence said the US is committed to peace while at the same time reiterating Jerusalem is Israel's capital city.
The vice-president says that the decision was made “in the best interests of peace.” The Palestinian leadership begs to differ.
The controversial decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital has been condemned by the Palestinians and their Arab allies.
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