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Congressman Biggs' Statement on President Trump's Decision to Recognize Jerusalem as Israel's Capital

December 6, 2017
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, President Donald Trump announced his administration's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and to prepare to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem. Congressman Biggs released the following statement:  

“I applaud President Trump’s action to implement the 1995 decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and to move our embassy to its rightful place in the city. Jerusalem is the historic capital of the Jewish people. I pray for a peaceful transition.” 


Congressman Andy Biggs is a first-term Representative from Arizona’s Fifth Congressional District, representing parts of Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa, and Queen Creek. Congressman Biggs is a member of the House Judiciary and Science, Space, and Technology committees, and is the chairman of the Environment Subcommittee. He lives with his wife, Cindy, in Gilbert.