Trump flouts warnings, declares Jerusalem Israel’s capital

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Trump flouts warnings, declares Jerusalem Israel’s capital

President Donald Trump speaks in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House on Wednesday in Washington. Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital despite intense Arab, Muslim and European opposition to a move that would upend decades of U.S. policy and risk potentially violent protests. Vice President Mike Pence listens at left.

Trump flouts warnings, declares Jerusalem Israel’s capital

President Donald Trump speaks in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House on Wednesday in Washington. Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital despite intense Arab, Muslim and European opposition to a move that would upend decades of U.S. policy and risk potentially violent protests. Vice President Mike Pence listens at left.