Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

Olson Supports President's Decision to Recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli Capital

December 6, 2017
Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Israel and instruct the movement of the US Embassy to Jerusalem:

“Today, for the first time, the United States has officially recognized what so many have known for years, that Jerusalem is the rightful capital of Israel. Israel is one of America’s closest friends and allies. I appreciate President Trump’s decision, and reiterate my desire to see a peaceful way forward for the region.”


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