Published: Sun, December 10, 2017
Worldwide | By Sean Reid

White House on Jerusalem move: 'A very courageous and bold action'

White House on Jerusalem move: 'A very courageous and bold action'

US President Donald Trump has called for calm and moderation in the Middle East, the White House said today, amid reports of clashes in the region following his decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

During a Wednesday speech regarding Jerusalem, President Donald Trump raised some eyebrows regarding not only what he said, but how he said it.

President Donald Trump, waves as he departs as he reacts with Rabbi Meir Yaakov Soloveichik, during a Hanukkah reception in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in Washington. But as Rachel noted on last night's show, there are some lingering questions not only about what he said, but also about how he said it.

"I'm not aware of any countries that we anticipate that happening at any point soon", White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told reporters.

At the end of his speech, Trump said "God Bless the United States", but the last word came out as "Shhtates".

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"The president's throat was dry".

Trump's physical will take place at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md. Trump, 71, is the oldest US president at this point in his tenure.

Trump released a clean bill of health from his longtime personal physician past year that was widely panned as laughable for lacking details and offering an over-the-top portrait of Trump's health.

Trump has had bouts of dry mouth before.

As Trump entered the event, his first words were - "I know there are a lot of happy people here, Jerusalem", to a roaring applause from the crowd, a relatively small one compared to past White House Hannukah events.

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