Historic Opposition to David Friedman

The strong opposition to Friedman made clear that his extreme views and rhetoric about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict are firmly outside the mainstream of American policy making.

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Trump Envoy Meets Bennett, Livni in D.C. as Israel and U.S. Discuss Settlement Policy, Haaretz

Far-right leader Naftali Bennett and opposition lawmaker Tzipi Livni met with U.S. President Donald Trump’s envoy Jason Greenblatt in Washington over the weekend, as Israel and the United States discussed reining in settlement construction. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told his cabinet Sunday that no agreement was reached and that talks on the matter will continue.

Pence to pro-Israel group: US ‘giving serious consideration’ to embassy move, CNN

Speaking to thousands of pro-Israel activists, Vice President Mike Pence said the United States is still considering moving the US Embassy in Israel — an action expected to be met with strong opposition in the Arab world. “After decades of simply talking about it, the President of the United States is giving serious consideration to moving the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem,” Pence told the annual policy conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee on Sunday. The pro-Israel lobby, popularly known as AIPAC, is holding the event in Washington.

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