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Jerusalem Embassy and Recognition Act

Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz push bill to move American embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

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The United States has had an embassy in Tel Aviv, Israel, for over a half century. But that may change if a new bill co-sponsored by Marco Rubio and a rival from his presidential campaign gets through Congress. The Jerusalem Embassy and Recognition Act, filed Tuesday in the Senate and co-sponsored by Rubio, former 2016 presidential primary rival Ted Cruz, and Nevada Republican Senator Dean Heller, would relocate the embassy to Jerusalem. All three senators offered quotes along those lines, via a news release sent…

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