Keith Ellison: Trump Recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital Would Be ‘Horrible Tragedy’

‘It’s just Trump stomping all over what we’ve been trying to do as a nation to foster a negotiated two-state solution for many, many years’

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Keith Ellison: Trump Recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital Would be ‘Horrible Tragedy’ (The Washington Free Beacon)

Rep. Keith Ellison (D., Minn.), the Democratic National Committee's vice chairman, called President Donald Trump's plan to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel a "horrible tragedy."

Ellison was asked about the news that Trump would declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel on Wednesday by Amy Goodman of "Democracy Now!" He said the announcement would be "Trump stomping all over what we've been trying to do as a nation."

"It's just Trump stomping all over what we've been trying to do as a nation to foster a negotiated two-state solution for many, many years," Ellison said. "So it's really a horrible tragedy."

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