Jun 8, 2017

Senate passes resolution for Jerusalem (video)

The Senate passed a resolution, unanimously with a vote of 90-0, calling on the President of the USA (Donald Trump) to abide by the law passed in 1995 obligating him to move the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
source: Washington Examiner

Besides for being a nice gesture to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem, I am not sure what else it does or what it can do. Does this make that law, and the pressure to act on it, stronger? Is it nothing but a nice gesture?

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  1. Empty political gesture.

  2. I think it still expresses the sentiment that the embassy should be in Jerusalem. This issue will not go away whether or not the State Department wants it to.


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