Just another attempt by the Palestinians to blackmail the US into agreeing to support their positions prior to negotiating with Israel. Obama will not give into this as he has learned from taking the Palestinians demand to stop Israeli building in the west Bank and even Jerusalem. Now under Israeli sovereignty, there is freedom for all to worship at their religious sites. Muslims can pray at their mosques on the Temple Mount. When Jewish Holy sites in Jerusalem were under Arab sovereignty, the Western Wall was off limits for Jews to pray.
U.S. to defend Syrian rebels with airpower, including from Assad (Reuters)
from the article: Report: UN vote on Palestinian statehood might be delayed for weeks