Trump and Jerusalem: A Decision to Divert Attention


USCPR Policy Director Josh Ruebner is quoted in French news outlet Libération about the possible motivations behind Trump’s declaration of official US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

“Trump thrives in chaos and unpredictability, and he’s using it to distract from the serious investigations underway into his possible obstruction of justice,” said Josh Ruebner, Policy Director at the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights. “I do not think it’s a coincidence that Trump made this announcement a few days after his former National Security Advisor was indicted for lying to the FBI.”

Read the article here (original is in French).