Middle East

White House Says Donald Trump Did Nothing Constructive For Middle East Peace

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White House press secretary Jen Psaki argued Tuesday that former President Donald Trump did not help bring peace to the Middle East, even as historic violence has erupted between Israel and Palestine under President Joe Biden’s administration.

“Aside from putting forward a peace proposal that was dead on arrival, we don’t think they did anything constructive really to bring an end to the long-term conflict in the Middle East,” Psaki told reporters aboard Air Force One on Tuesday during a trip to Michigan.

Psaki reacted to a reporter’s mention of the Trump administration’s Abraham Accords that worked to normalize relations between Arab nations and Israel.

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The diplomatic efforts of the Trump administration in the region with Israel and Middle Eastern countries were widely celebrated as a success.

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The violence in the region under Biden’s leadership is at the highest level since at least 2014, before Trump was president.

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Last week, Trump issued a statement attributing the surge of violence in the region as a sign of Biden’s “weakness” and failure to support Israel.

“When I was in office we were known as the Peace Presidency because Israel’s adversaries knew that the United States stood strongly with Israel and … (Read more)

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