Smucker Statement on President Trump’s Decision to Move U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

December 6, 2017
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) issued the following statement after President Trump announced the United States will move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem:

“When I traveled to Israel in August, I met with Prime Minister Netanyahu and had a discussion about moving the United States embassy to Jerusalem. The city is at the core of the nation’s foundation and history. President Trump’s decision to move our embassy is the right one. I will continue to support and defend our decades-old friendship and strengthen our alliance.”