Tag: Donald Trump

Netanyahu: Annexation still on the agenda

The prime minister said the matter is currently in the Trump administration’s hands. The coalition agreement between Blue and White set July 1 as the earliest possible date at which Netanyahu could bring extending Israeli sovereignty, in accordance with the Trump administration’s peace plan, to a vote. US President Donald Trump’s Special Representative for International Negotiations Avi […]

Trump says he is sending ‘hundreds’ of federal law enforcement officers to Chicago

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he would send federal law enforcement officers to Chicago to address the city’s recent increase in violence, his latest deployment of federal agents to Democratic-run cities that the president has claimed are out of control. “I am announcing that the Department of Justice will immediately surge federal law enforcement to […]

Jordanian prime minister: Let’s work on a one-state solution

Jordan could be in favor of one, democratic state for Israel and the Palestinians, Jordanian Prime Minister Omar Razzaz said on Tuesday. “You close the door to the two-state solution, I could very well look at this positively, if we’re clearly opening the door to a one-state democratic solution,” Razzaz told The Guardian. Jordan has long […]

Exclusive — Mike Pence: ‘I Think Polling Is Broken in America’

“I think polling is broken in America,” he told Breitbart News in an exclusive interview on Air Force 2, returning from a campaign trip to Wisconsin. “I didn’t believe the polls in 2016, and I don’t believe the polls in 2020.” The latest ABC News/Washington Post poll shows Biden ahead by 10 points nationally and recent polling in swing […]

Trump administration notifies UN of withdrawal from World Health Organization amid COVID-19 pandemic

The Trump administration has formally notified the United Nations of its withdrawal from the World Health Organization, although the pullout won’t take effect until next year, meaning it could be rescinded under a new administration or if circumstances change. Former Vice President Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, said he would reverse the decision […]

Annexation Will Probably Go Smoothly. The Problems Will Come Later.

The timing and scope of the plan is still uncertain, but when Israel announces its expected decision to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, the world’s attention will turn to the immediate impact. People who care about the region will be watching closely to see if Palestinians rise up in protest, if the Palestinian Authority […]

Trump orders nearly 10K troops removed from Germany in ‘unacceptable’ move

President Trump last week directed the Pentagon to cut the number of US troops stationed in Germanyby 9,500, removing about a quarter of the forces in the country. A top German official said it was “unacceptable” — and could impact the longstanding relationship between the NATO allies. “This is completely unacceptable, especially since nobody in Washington […]

Chabad rabbis hear the dangers of the US peace plan

Members of the Chabad Rabbinical High Court visited the city of Hevron last night to hold a prayer at for the health of Jews throughout the world in wake of the coronavirus. During the visit, the rabbis met with the heads of the local Jewish community, who presented them with the map of the “Deal […]

Shaked: Trump is a true friend of Israel

Yamina MK Ayelet Shaked emphasized that US President Donald Trump “is a true friend of Israel.” “We deeply appreciate all that he has done for Israel in the diplomatic, security & legal arenas- & so much more,” Shaked tweeted Wednesday evening. “We can debate when & how Israel should apply sovereignty. But Trump’s friendship & […]

Coronavirus: Trump terminates US relationship with WHO

The president has accused the WHO of failing to hold Beijing to account over the coronavirus pandemic. “China has total control over the World Health Organization,” the president said while announcing measures aimed at punishing Beijing. Washington will redirect funds to other bodies, he said. The WHO, a UN agency that helps countries promote healthcare […]