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Sen. Ted Cruz to Attend U.S. Embassy Opening in Jerusalem

Cruz will be joined by three other Republican senators on the trip

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    Sen. Ted Cruz to Attend U.S. Embassy Opening in Jerusalem
    Andrew Harnik/AP
    Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks to reporters as he walks towards the Senate as Congress moves closer to the funding deadline to avoid a government shutdown on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 18, 2018.

    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is among a handful of Republican senators expected to attend the controversial opening of the new American Embassy in Jerusalem on Monday, his office has confirmed.

    The trip comes roughly five months after President Donald Trump formally recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and announced plans to relocate the U.S. Embassy there from Tel Aviv.

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