Trump Announces Expedited US Embassy Opening in Israel


Faith and Freedom with Liberty Counsel’s Mat Staver and Holly Meade, and Founder Matt Barber… An 11-minute weekday radio program discussing hot topics in the area of religious liberty, the sanctity of human life and the family.

President Donald Trump made an historic announcement that he will speed up the time to open the embassy in Jerusalem. when? On the 70th anniversary of the founding of the State of Israel in May of 2018. The 70th anniversary! This is historic! We’re going to be talking about it on Faith and Freedom.

I’m Mat Staver, Founder and Chairman of Liberty Counsel, joining me is Matt Barber, founder of, and Holly Meade, the Director of Communications for Liberty Counsel.

Mat Staver: You know, presidents before President Trump promised to do what the Congress wanted them to do back in the 1990’s — and that is move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem. George W. Bush said he would in his campaign speeches. And Obama. And none of them did it. but President Trump did it. He did what he’s supposed to. He did what he should. He did what he promised. and he made that historic announcement in December of 2017.

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But even more so, he said, “We’re gonna speed up the time!” And we’re literally opening up the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem…


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