Steve King: Trump lacks ‘long-term,’ ‘sustainable’ Israel policy

By Eric Cortellessa, Times of Israel— CLEVELAND — Republican Rep. Steve King of Iowa has a tendency to ignite controversy. He once advocated building a wall along the US-Mexico border with an electrical wire, saying it would “be a discouragement” for illegal immigrants to cross over, and added, “We do that with livestock all the time.”…

Top Trump advisor to ‘Post’: Settlement annexation legitimate if PA continues to avoid real peace

By Danielle Ziri, JPOST— CLEVELAND – Israeli annexation of settlements in the West Bank could be viewed by a Trump administration as a legitimate way for Israel to move forward if the Palestinians continue to avoid a real and genuine peace deal, David Friedman, a senior advisor to Donald Trump, told The Jerusalem Post on…

“UNDIVIDED JERUSALEM”: GOP PLATFORM REWORDED TO BE UNASHAMEDLY PRO-ISRAEL

Sean Savage, Breaking Christian News— (Israel) — The Republican Party has reportedly reinstated language endorsing an “undivided” Jerusalem into the party’s platform ahead of its national convention in Cleveland later this month. According to CNN, which cited a first draft of the party platform that it obtained, the Republicans would reinstate a reference to an…