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From Tel Aviv to Jerusalem

Gingrich makes same promise as … Bush

by
Marc Tracy
December 07, 2011

December 2011: “Gingrich then wins sustained applause for saying that as president he would move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.”

December 1999: “George W. Bush, the front runner in the race for the Republican presidential candidacy, has declared that he will move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem the day he is inaugurated as U.S. president. Bush was speaking at a large gathering of the Republican Jewish Coalition in Washington.”

Marc Tracy is a staff writer at The New Republic, and was previously a staff writer at Tablet. He tweets @marcatracy.

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