On Wednesday, Donald Trump, with Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by his side, addressed the (in the words of one reporter present) “sharp rise in anti-Semitic incidents” in the US, and discussed those in his administration who are “playing with xenophobia and maybe racist tones.”
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has voiced his high hopes for the Trump Administration’s relationship with Israel. In fact, he believes Trump will be amenable to unraveling the Iran deal, finalized in 2015 by President Obama.
According to American diplomatic parlance, the city of Jerusalem does not belong to Israel, or any country, for that matter. But when Donald Trump spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday, he promised that this policy would change: Jerusalem would henceforth be recognized as the capital of Israel.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara are under fire, not for the first time, for spending a hefty amount of taxpayer dollars ($540,000, to be exact) on a recent five day trip to the UN in New York, The Guardian reports. This included $1,600 for hairstyling and $1,750 for makeup, numbers that do…