Pence: Trump is defender of Israel and Jewish people

Vice President Mike Pence, in a keynote address Sunday to the policy conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), said of President Donald Trump,  “For the first time in a long time America has a president who will stand with our allies and stand up to our enemies.” Regarding his campaign pledge to move the US embassy to Jerusalem, Pence said only this was under serious consideration. Trump also wants to see Israeli-Palestinian peace, Pence said, “and undoubtedly there will have to be compromises,” an allusion to his asking Israel to slow down settlement building.

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