Pence says US embassy will move to Jerusalem by end of 2019

Ariel Schalit / Associated Press

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence walks with Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem Monday.

JERUSALEM — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence told Israeli lawmakers Monday that the U.S. would put plans to move its embassy to Jerusalem on a fast track, drawing angry denunciations from Arabs who were forcibly removed from the hall during his speech before Israel’s parliament.