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  • Democrats Skip U.S. Embassy Opening in Jerusalem (Anyone Surprised?)

    05/14/2018 11:08:13 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 42 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 14, 2018 | Lauretta Brown
    Democrats' acknowledgement of the U.S. embassy opening in Jerusalem Monday was virtually non-existent. The Times of Israel reported that no Democratic members of Congress attended the ceremony.Former Sen. Joe Lieberman, told them he was “surprised” that “no sitting legislators from his former party were in Jerusalem for the embassy dedication.”“I hope that the Democratic members had [scheduling] conflicts and they had to be somewhere else,” he said. “I hope that they don’t see this as some kind of pro-Trump rally in Jerusalem. It’s not. Its a pro-US-Israel friendship-partnership-alliance rally. And it’s celebrating the strength of our relationship, which has been...
  • Here Is The List of Countries That Just Voted Against The United States at the UN

    12/21/2017 5:41:40 PM PST · by Kaslin · 85 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 21, 2017 | Katie Pavlich
    The United Nations voted Thursday to condemn the United States for officially recognizing Jerusalem as the capitol of Israel.Here's the list with a break down: Member States in the #UNGA demanded that all countries comply with Security Council resolutions regarding the status of Jerusalem. UN Votes: 128 in favor; 9 against; 35 abstentions. The countries in green all voted against America exercising our right as a sovereign nation. pic.twitter.com/z9OK4ezTCc Nick Short ???? (@PoliticalShort) December 21, 2017 And those who either abstained or voted in defense of the United States: We appreciate these countries for not falling to the irresponsible ways...
  • Take a Risk for Peace: Move our Embassy to Jerusalem!

    06/05/2013 4:15:11 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 5, 2013 | Ken Blackwell
    Safely re-elected last November, President Obama waited barely a month (December 4, 2012) before suspending once again the provisions of the Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995. That law required the United States to recognize Jerusalem as the permanent and undivided capital of Israel and to move the American Embassy there. In suspending the provisions of the act, President Obama was violating his own campaign commitments to Americans and to Israelis. As a candidate in 2008, he had said he was committed to recognizing Jerusalem as Israels permanent capital and keeping it united under Israeli rule. Secretary of State John Kerry...
  • Obama Drops Key Clause in Jerusalem Embassy Memo

    06/05/2009 8:00:31 PM PDT · by Abakumov · 260 replies · 13,921+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | June 5, 2009 | Watercooler Blog
    Late on Friday The Washington Times' Christian Bourge obtained a copy of Presidential Determination 2009-19, latest in a series of pro forma memos to the Secretary of State entitled "Suspension of Limitations Under the Jerusalem Embassy Act."