WATCH – Bernie Sanders Would Move U.S. Embassy Out of Jerusalem

Breitbart | 5/22/2019 | Staff
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TEL AVIV – If elected president, Senator Bernie Sanders said he would strongly consider moving the U.S. Embassy from Jerusalem back to Tel Aviv.

During an interview on NBC’s Meet The Press, Chuck Todd asked Sanders if he would move the embassy back.

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“Yup,” Sanders said.

“I think it’s something that we should — I can’t give you a definitive answer, but yeah. The answer is, look, whether it is Iran and Saudi Arabia, whether it is Israel and the Palestinians, the United States needs to bring people together, needs an even-handed policy,” he added.

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Todd pressed him on the issue, asking, “Would you move the embassy, now, out of Jerusalem? Or would you keep it there for the present?”

Sanders responded, “We’ll take that one step at a time. It’s something — you know, bottom line is, we need to be a — we are the most powerful country on earth. Let’s bring people together and try to bring peace.”

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In May 2018, the U.S. finally relocated its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, fulfilling a law passed 23 years ago by Congress. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the...
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