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presstv-hardliner friedman approved as us envoy to israel

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presstv-hardliner friedman approved as us envoy to israel

the us senate has confirmed president donald trump’s controversial pick to be america’s ambassador to israel.david friedman was approved in 52-46 vote thursday that was almost entirely divided along party lines. all but two senate democrats – robert menendez and joe manchin – voted against him.friedman, who once served as trump's bankruptcy lawyer, is critical of the so-called two-state solution to the israeli-palestinian conflict and supports israel’s illegal settlement activities on the occupied territories.emboldened by the trump administration’s support, israel has given the go-ahead to the construction of many new settlement units.over half a million israelis live in over 230...