Bipartisan Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995 “passed on a vote of 93 to seven in the Senate and 374 to 37 in the House”

Waving Goodbye To the Jerusalem Waiver
May 9, 2019

Three presidents — Messrs. Clinton, George W. Bush, and Obama — defied the spirit and intent of the law over and over, renewing the waiver every six months. One of the original sponsors of the Jerusalem Embassy Act, Joe Biden, was eventually elected vice president. Yet even he failed to press the case for carrying out the law that he had helped write. It wasn’t until President Trump acceded to power that a bipartisan policy, hammered out in Congress, was brought into reality. The result is that, as Secretary Pompeo put it this week, “no further Presidential waiver” is needed for the Jerusalem embassy. READ MORE

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