Trump expected to delay relocating US Embassy to Jerusalem
With a deadline for a decision looming on June 1, President Donald Trump is likely to continue his predecessors’ policy of signing a six-month waiver overriding a 1995 law requiring that the embassy be transferred to Jerusalem. This is reported by US diplomatic sources. He is expected to reiterate that he stands by his pre-election pledge for the transfer, but note that its execution at this time would impede his administration’s peace efforts.
Since Congress passed the Jerusalem Embassy Act in 1995 mandating the embassy’s relocation to Jerusalem, all US presidents have waived the requirement on the grounds of US national security interests..