Are we surprised?
This is like expecting the yellow jackets buzzing around my back deck to suddenly become peace loving honey bees. You don't negotiate with yellow jackets - you kill them.
President William J. Clinton, President George W. Bush, President Barack H. Obama kicked the embassy can down the road.
President Donald J. Trump did what was promised - by law.
And for anyone who is believing the MSM, including Fox, when they tout this as "Trump's decision" understand this:
The Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995 is a public law of the United States passed by the 104th Congress on October 23, 1995. The proposed law was adopted by the Senate (93–5), and the House (374–37). The Act became law without a presidential signature on November 8, 1995.
The Act recognized Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Israel and called for Jerusalem to remain an undivided city. Its purpose was to set aside funds for the relocation of the Embassy of the United States in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, by May 31, 1999. For this purpose it withheld 50% of the funds appropriated to the State Department specifically for "Acquisition and Maintenance of Buildings Abroad" as allocated in fiscal year 1999 until the United States Embassy in Jerusalem had officially opened. Israel's declared capital is Jerusalem, but this is not internationally recognized, pending final status talks in the Israeli–Palestinian conflict.
Judge Jeanine Pirro: Trump sends the world a message in recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital
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