The Washington Times' James Robbins writes:
Late on Friday The Washington Times' Christian Bourge obtained a copy of Presidential Determination 2009-19,
Nearly identical memos like this have been issued every six months for the last decade. Standard procedure, no big deal, right? Well in the Bush years the memo contained the sentence,
"My Administration remains committed to beginning the process of moving our embassy to Jerusalem."
The Obama team has edited that passage out. This explains the Friday evening release. Congress should revisit the Jerusalem Embassy Act and remove the loophole that has allowed this charade to continue for ten years. Meanwhile the president should explain exactly what his policy is on this issue, and why he is not committed to beginning the process of moving the embassy.