"He, like King Cyrus before him, fulfilled the biblical prophecy of the gods worshipped by Jews, Christians and, yes, Muslims."
What: Over the weekend, Fox News host Judge Jeanine Pirro said President Donald Trump had fulfilled "biblical prophecy" by moving the US Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The move was formally accomplished Monday.
Judge Jeanine: Trump fulfilled biblical prophecy by moving the US Embassy to Jerusalem. pic.twitter.com/p5vVKvM0xp— Josh Marshall (@joshtpm) May 13, 2018
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In an op-ed for Fox News, Pirro was effusive in praising Trump, drawing upon the region's history to underpin her argument:
"Obama's Iran deal destroyed 70 years of bipartisan US foreign policy in the Middle East. His delusional deal abandoned Israel and Egypt, the largest Arab country, and alienated the Sunni Muslims in the moderate Arab states, guaranteeing they would face a nuclear Iran."
"Trump has reassured the world that his word is worth more than former U.S. presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Obama, all of whom made the promise to move the American embassy to Jerusalem. His word is worth more than any treaty and stronger than any UN resolution. He promised and he delivered."