Is Sheldon Adelson behind Trump’s decision on Jerusalem? | +972 Magazine

Casino mogul and Trump mega-donor Sheldon Adelson with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the West Bank settlement of Ariel, June 28, 2017. (Ben Dori/Flash90)

His biggest campaign contributor, billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson, is showing growing impatience with Trump’s slowness in moving the embassy, which would be a provocation to Palestinians who claim Jerusalem as the capital of a future Palestinian state. For this reason, past presidents have refused to move the embassy on grounds that it would upset potential talks between Israeli and Palestinian negotiators. Is Sheldon Adelson behind Trump’s decision on Jerusalem? | +972 Magazine

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