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WASHINGTON  | After embassy move, Trump weighs Jerusalem consulate changes

WASHINGTON  — President Donald Trump is considering giving U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman more authority over the U.S. outpost that handles Palestinian affairs, five U.S. officials said, a shift that could further dampen Palestinian hopes for an independent state. Any move to downgrade the autonomy of the U.S. Consulate General in Jerusalem — responsible … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | After embassy move, Trump weighs Jerusalem consulate changes