"We imagine that it's attainable for each side to achieve greater than they provide so all individuals can reside in peace, secure from hazard, free from worry and capable of pursue their goals", Kushner stated.
The relocation of the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem has been highly contentious for America abruptly breaking from decades of worldwide tradition with the symbolic move that recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital, something that offends Palestinians who long said the city was its own capital. In the days before the embassy opening, however, Trump supporters reportedly felt vindicated by the relative lack of violence.
"You can't make the blessing on every "kushi" you see - in America you see one every five minutes, so you make it only on a person with a white father and mother", he said, according to the Times of Israel.
American late night comedians took aim at the news of the day in their monologues on Monday night - including the moving of the US Embassy to Jerusalem. While the president was not in attendance during the dedication ceremony, he was represented by his daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner.
Noting that President Trump could not be at the opening of the embassy Monday, Colbert said, "Instead, he sent Peace-Treaty Barbie and Collusion Ken", as a picture of Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner filled the screen.
The exact word Yosef used was "kushi", a term "in modern Hebrew [that] has pejorative connotations", the Times of Israel reported at the time. Let's say you know!
Ivanka Trump, her husband senior White House adviser Jared Kushner, US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sarah on opening of U.S. Embassy at Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem.
When asked for his opinion about the alleged vulgar comment during a joint press conference with Trump at the Rose Garden at the White House, President Buhari, said: "I am not sure about the validity or whether that allegation against the president was true or not, so the best thing to do for me is to keep quiet".