Esme Cribb

Esme Cribb is a newswriter for TPM in New York City. She can be found on Twitter @emquiry and reached by email at esme@talkingpointsmemo.com.

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Trump transition spokesman Jason Miller told reporters on Friday morning that the President-elect remains committed to moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem from its current location in Tel Aviv.

Miller's comments came after Trump's intended nominee as U.S. ambassador to Israel, attorney David Friedman, said in a statement that he looks forward to working from "the U.S. embassy in Israel's eternal capital, Jerusalem." Friedman's remarks prompted questions about whether Trump would quickly act to move the embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv, where it has remained through successive American administrations.

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