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US sold ambassadorā€™s home in Tel Aviv for record $67M to main Trump donor Sheldon Adelson

Cronyism, Corruption, Abusive of Power, Self-Dealing, Conflicts of Interest, Damaging American Interests - this rancid deal has all the nasty hallmarks of the Trump family šŸ·


"JERUSALEM (AP) ā€” The United States sold the ambassadorā€™s residence in Israel for more than $67 million in July, according to an official Israeli record of the sale that shines new light on a transaction that has been shrouded in secrecy"


"The State Department confirmed the sale in September but refused to identify the buyer or disclose the sale price of the sprawling beachfront compound in the upscale Tel Aviv suburb of Herzliya. On Tuesday, it said the sale had been ā€œopen and transparent.ā€


"The Israeli business newspaper Globes has identified the buyer as the U.S. casino magnate Sheldon Adelson, a strong supporter of both President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. A representative of Adelson said the billionaire had no comment."


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"The sale helped to cement Trumpā€™s controversial decision to relocate the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to contested Jerusalem in 2018 and to recognize Jerusalem as Israelā€™s capital. By selling the residence, it would make it harder for future presidents to reverse the decision to move the embassy..."


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Record shows US sold ambassadorā€™s home in Israel for $67M

AP, December 29, 2020

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