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The fallout from Trump Israel embassy decision
Rep. Steve Scalise, (R-La.), the consequences of the President Trump the decision of the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Israel.
Some of the top Democrats in Congress, President Trump’s rays to recognize the decision of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and the US has to move Embassy there have, in fact, support the position that in the past.
Sen Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., They wrote a letter to the President last week, urging him to move the Embassy. Feinstein’s letter said the move would force “sparks, continue to alienate the United States, and undermine the prospects for a two-state solution.”
“The future of Jerusalem is a matter that should be decided by Israel and the Palestinians, and wrote unilaterally from the United States,” Feinstein.
Reports indicate, the President, the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. I wrote him to explain last week why it would be a terrible decision. pic.twitter.com/MV1o73nyDk
— Sen Dianne Feinstein (@Mustard, Einstein), 5. December 2017
But Feinstein was among those who voted for a 1995 law passed by Congress required that “the relocation of the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.” The measure also required the United States to recognize the city as the capital of Israel.
The law, the Jerusalem Embassy Act, passed the Senate by a 93-5 margin. But it was never implemented due to a loophole that will allow to move successive presidents – Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama – the option to issue waivers to delay the six months, the message.
Sen Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., to name struck President trump for his decision-making Jerusalem the capital of Israel, despite the support for a 1995 law that said that only.
Trump took advantage of the gap, in June, drawing praise from Arab allies and the Palestinians, and some disappointment from Israel. And administration officials said the President will still sign up, as not to endanger a further waiver by the State Department begins funding during the integration process, from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
Feinstein’s office did not immediately respond to Fox News ” request for comment on her position changed. But she is hardly alone.
Sen Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., the group sessions with Senate Democrats, suggested Trump the decision as well.
“There is a reason why all the previous US governments have made of this movement, and why the leaders of the world have warned trump card against him: it would be posted to undermine the prospects for an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement and heavy, perhaps irreparable, the damage that mediate our ability to,” Sanders on Twitter.
There is a reason why all the previous US governments have made of this movement, and why the leaders of the world have warned trump card against him: it would undermine the prospects for an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement and heavy, perhaps irreparable, the damage that mediate our ability to. https://t.co/dEF0bloRj2
— Bernie Sanders (@SenSanders), 5. December 2017
But Sanders supports a resolution in June with the title “resolution to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem,” the speech-Jerusalem as the “undivided capital of Israel.”
The call to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel was also part of the official Democratic party platforms in 2016, and in 2008: “While Jerusalem is a matter for final status negotiations, it remains the capital of Israel, an undivided city accessible to people of all faiths. The Israelis deserve security, recognition, and a normal life free from terror and incitement to hatred.”
In 2008, the platform said: “Jerusalem is the capital of Israel. The parties have agreed that Jerusalem is a matter for final status negotiations. It should continue to the directions of an undivided city accessible to people of all faith.”
In fact, both the Democratic and Republican party platforms, space for the “final status negotiations”, but in General support the act of 1995.
Not all Democrats criticize the President.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D – NY, which has become a fierce critic of Trump, slammed trump for his indecision on the issue, but supported the motion, saying it would “show the world that the United States finally recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.”
Brooke Singman is a political Reporter for Fox News. You can follow her on Twitter at @Brooke FoxNews.