Friday, December 16, 2016

Trump To Nominate David Friedman As U.S. Ambassador to Israel

http://www.breitbart.com/jerusalem/2016/12/15/trump-nominate-david-friedman-u-s-ambassador-israel/

Trump To Nominate David Friedman As U.S. Ambassador to Israel

by AARON KLEIN15 Dec 2016

— President-elect Donald Trump announced in a statement on Thursday that will nominate attorney and advisor David Friedman as U.S. ambassador to Israel.

Friedman responded by making clear he supports moving the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

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During the 2016 presidential campaign, Friedman served as Trump’s main advisor on issues related to Israel.
A press release put out by Trump’s transition team stated that under Friedman’s leadership “the US-Israel relationship will be a model of cooperation and respect.”
The transition statement further said that the incoming Trump administration anticipates “extraordinary strategic, technological, military and intelligence cooperation” between the U.S. and Israel.