In extensive interview to Israeli daily, Friedman says the administration never challenges Israeli construction plans for settlements, addresses Trump statement that Israel will have to pay 'high price' for embassy move
David Friedman is Donald Trump's designated U.S. Ambassador to Israel.
During Trump's presidential run, Friedman was among the top advisers to say the president-elect would recognize united Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and implement Congress' decision to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem.
Friedman, an Orthodox bankruptcy lawyer who has for years worked for Trump and his real estate business, is positioned on the far right of the Israeli political map - more hardline in his views than Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
There are no adults in the room, anonymous or not, diligently frustrating Trump's cruel, disastrous Mideast policy, only arsonists - Jared Kushner, Jason Greenblatt and David Friedman - dousing the house with kerosene
Trump tells U.S. Jewish leaders that his peace team made 'great progress' over past year ■ U.S. president also says he expects Iran to return to negotiations over new nuclear deal after he slapped sanctions on Tehran
Haim Saban and Paul Singer host bipartisan NYC dinner with the Trump peace team
'You Have to Be Strong to Get Respect': What the U.S. Ambassador to Israel Really Thinks of the Middle East
David Friedman's remarks are strikingly similar to what Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday. 'In the Middle East there's a simple truth: There's no place for the weak,' the PM said
The ethics practices of the Trump administration have attracted widespread criticism. At least 188 Trump political appointees have been federal lobbyists, according to data compiled by ProPublica
U.S. ambassador makes rare visit to settlement, after terror attack ■ As U.S. pushes for Mideast peace, Saudi king reassures allies ■ Sissi urges Israeli public to seize ‘a great opportunity for peace’
Rulers of Gaza hit back after op-ed by Trump aides blames the group for the plight of Palestinians and urges it to abandon violence
New figures show that the refurbishments and move will cost around $21.5 million. Donald Trump estimated $250,000
If any proposal is deserving of the name, it’s the one that’s been on the table for 18 years — the Arab Peace Initiative