David Friedman, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s co-adviser on Israeli affairs, believes that Trump would support Israel annexing parts of Judea and Samaria, should he be elected. In an interview with Haaretz, Friedman said that Trump would not adopt the stance that a Palestinian state is in the United States’ national interest, which was adopted by both Barack Obama and George W. Bush.

Trump is also not concerned about the possibility of a bi-national state. “Nobody really knows how many Palestinians live there,” said Friedman, a 57-year-old Jewish man, has worked with Trump for the past 15 years. As for the Republican candidate’s drop in polls, he was not concerned and claimed, “Things are not going downhill. Everything is fine.” READ MORE