Conway: Moving U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem is ‘Very Big Priority’ for Trump

The Times of Israel reports: Donald Trump’s campaign promise to order the American embassy moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem is a “very big priority” for the president-elect, top aide Kellyanne Conway said Monday.

“That is very big priority for this president-elect, Donald Trump,” Conway told radio host Hugh Hewitt in a lengthy interview discussing Trump’s transition to the White House. “He made it very clear during the campaign, and as president-elect I’ve heard him repeat it several times privately, if not publicly.”

During the 2016 election, Trump pledged to end a longstanding White House policy to perpetually defer a 1995 Congressional decision to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital and move the embassy there.

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