Published On: Wed, Jan 6th, 2016

Trump now recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital



After refusing to answer the question just one month ago, Donald Trump now says Jerusalem should be recognized as the capital of Israel.

The leading GOP candidate, who recently cancelled a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that was set to take place in January, was asked Tuesday whether believes Jerusalem is the capital of America’s closest ally in the Middle East.

“The answer is yes, ” Trump said in an interview with The Hill.

Trump, who’s second in the latest Washington Examiner presidential power rankings, was heavily booed by a crowd of Jewish Republicans in early December after he declined to say whether the U.S. should designate Jerusalem “the undivided capital of Israel.”


Read the full story at Washington Examiner, by Gabby Morrongiello

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