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Rubio- “Jerusalem is the Capital of Israel”

By Javier Manjarres

Rubio officeThe Washington Post is reporting that Senator Marco Rubio has said that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel during his week-long trip to Jordan and Israel. This is old news since Rubio, as far back as 2009, has stated that Jerusalem, not Tel Aviv was the true capital. Here is a video we shot of Rubio during a Palm Beach, Florida stop on his 2010 Senatorial campaign.

In his first official visit to the country, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio told Israel’s president on Wednesday that Jerusalem is “of course the capital of your country.” He reiterated America’s bipartisan support for Israel.-Washington Post

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Javier Manjarres

As the managing editor of The Shark Tank, Javier was awarded the 2011 CPAC Blogger of the Year. Countless videos and articles from the Shark Tank have been featured on Fox News, The Hill, Wall Street Journal, and other national news publications. Javier has also appeared on Univision’s “Al Punto” and numerous radio shows, including being the weekly 92.5 Fox News' DayBreak with Drew Steele political contributor

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  1. WB February 20, 2013 at 7:59 pm

    It is sad that every politician who has aspiration for a white house run has to make such statement.

  2. Nancy Celano February 21, 2013 at 9:29 am

    I think that, in the hearts of most people in the world who are religious (with the exception of muslims) Jerusalem IS the capitol of Israel.

  3. Nancytag1 February 21, 2013 at 9:30 am

    You missed the point!

  4. DeltaDawn February 21, 2013 at 9:49 am

    Hey, not everyone is making that statement, just those who believe it – and have the chutzpeh to say it. Jerusalem was, is, and will always be the capital of Israel.

  5. Liam Layne February 21, 2013 at 11:27 am

    Jerusalem is the capital of Israel. He is stating a fact.

  6. Liam Layne February 21, 2013 at 11:28 am

    Jerusalem is the capital of Israel

  7. Alice C February 21, 2013 at 2:14 pm

    Be a cynic if you please, but I think Rubio’s support of Israel goes far beyond his own political aspirations. You do realize, whether you like him or not, that the man is a practicing Christian?

  8. DeltaDawn February 25, 2013 at 1:36 pm

    So what if he is a practicing Christian…..The fact is that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel. King David’t throne was there and so was the Temple.