Since the beginning of the year Congress has introduced multiple bills seeking to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. This would change over 50 years of U.S. foreign policy. Prior to his inauguration President Trump said that one of the first things he would do is move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem. Now the White House says that they are “at the very early stages of that decision making process.”
Its final status needs to be negotiated by Israelis and Palestinians with the support of our nation and the international community.” For more on CMEP’s position read Executive Director Mae Elise Cannon’s letter to President Trump urging him to not move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem.