‘What Kind of Mental Illness’ Is There at UN?: Ben Stein Rips World Body for Jerusalem Vote

Economist and actor Ben Stein reacted to the United Nations voting overwhelmingly against President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

The body voted 128 to 9 in favor of a resolution condemning Trump’s action.

Multiple key American allies, including the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy and Japan voted with the majority – against the United States.

Several allies also abstained, including neighboring Canada and Mexico, as well as Australia.

The U.S. and Israel were joined only by a collection of smaller countries, including Guatemala, Togo and Honduras, as well as the Pacific Island nations of Nauru, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Marshall Islands and Palau.

Stein called it a “shame and a disgrace” that an “overwhelming majority of negative votes in the United Nations… have been against Israel.”

Multiple key American allies, including the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy and Japan voted with the majority – against the United States.

Several allies also abstained, including neighboring Canada and Mexico, as well as Australia.

The U.S. and Israel were joined only by a collection of smaller countries, including Guatemala, Togo and Honduras, as well as the Pacific Island nations of Nauru, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Marshall Islands and Palau.

In New York, only six countries out of 193 UN member states fully supported Israel’s ties Jerusalem: Canada, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, the United States and Israel itself. The nine countries who abstained were: Australia, Cameroon …

The body voted 128 to 9 in favor of a resolution condemning Trump’s action.

Multiple key American allies, including the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy and Japan voted with the majority – against the United States.

Several allies also abstained, including neighboring Canada and Mexico, as well as Australia.

The U.S. and Israel were joined only by a collection of smaller countries, including Guatemala, Togo and Honduras, as well as the Pacific Island nations of Nauru, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Marshall Islands and Palau.

Stein called it a “shame and a disgrace” that an “overwhelming majority of negative votes in the United Nations… have been against Israel.”

 

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