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Trump Says He's Considering Attending Controversial Jerusalem Embassy Opening

President Trump says the U.S.-Israel relationship is better than ever. He met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who faces snowballing corruption allegations at home.

As Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced snowballing corruption allegations at home, President Trump said, during the Israeli official's visit to Washington, that the relationship between the two nations is better than ever.

Trump said he is considering attending the mid-May opening of the controversial U.S. embassy in Jerusalem.

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