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Trump Recognizes Jerusalem As Israel's Capital, Announces U.S. Embassy Move

President Trump speaks alongside Vice President Mike Pence about the recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel by the United States in the Diplomatic Reception Room at the White House in Washington, Dec. 6, 2017. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
President Trump speaks alongside Vice President Mike Pence about the recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel by the United States in the Diplomatic Reception Room at the White House in Washington, Dec. 6, 2017. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

President Trump on Wednesday declared Jerusalem the capital of Israel, and announced the U.S. would eventually move its embassy to the contested city.

Here & Now‘s Meghna Chakrabarti discusses the latest with NPR’s  Michele Kelemen ( @michelekelemen).

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