U.S. Moves Forward With Jerusalem Embassy Construction Amid Questions About Biden’s Israel Policy

Trump scores lasting victory but other pro-Israel policies in doubt

Israeli flag March Takes Place During Jerusalem DayThe United States is expanding its embassy in Jerusalem, according to a new State Department notification transmitted to Congress and obtained by the Washington Free Beacon. The move comes amid speculation that incoming president Joe Biden, who has said he will not move the embassy, will reverse other Trump administration policies in the region, such as recognizing Israeli sovereignty in the Golan Heights, cutting off aid to the Palestinian government and withdrawing from the landmark nuclear agreement with Iran.

Sanders: I Would ‘Probably Not’ Move U.S. Embassy Back to Tel Aviv

Other Dem candidates said they would not move it

Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders (D., Vt.) said he would "probably not" move the US embassy in Israel back to Tel Aviv. Last year, the Trump administration made the decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and move the American embassy in the country there.