Monday, March 27, 2017

Pence at AIPAC: Trump still seriously considering moving embassy to Jerusalem

Times of Israel  by Tim Brown --

WASHINGTON — US Vice President Mike Pence delivered an impassioned address at AIPAC’s annual policy conference Sunday evening, vowing on behalf of a nascent administration to implement an unapologetically pro-Israel policy agenda, which included, he said, the continued possibility of moving the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

The president of the United States is giving serious consideration to moving the United States Embassy from Tel Aviv,” Pence told a crowd of nearly 18,000 at the Verizon Center in the nation’s capital, who greeted his speech warmly.

US President Donald Trump first pledged to enact the relocation when he spoke as a candidate at the lobby’s same conference last year, and he repeatedly signaled his intent to follow through on that promise during the transition.

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