McMorris Rodgers: “I Commend President Trump for Officially Recognizing Jerusalem as its Capital City”

COMMUNICATIONS • December 6, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement on the Trump administration’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel:

“Israel is our greatest friend and ally in the Middle East, a country whose history and culture are at the center of our civilization. I commend President Trump for officially recognizing Jerusalem as its capital city, and I look forward to the day, as soon as possible, when our U.S. Embassy will proudly stand in that great holy city. We must stand by Israel with unwavering resolve to fulfill the promises and dreams of our parents, grandparents, and generations long past.”