Scoop: Trump may present peace plan even if Palestinians won't negotiate

Trump and Netanyahu on Trump's visit to Israel in May. Photo: Kobi Gideon/GPO via Getty Images

The White House is considering presenting President Trump's Middle East peace plan even if the crisis with the Palestinian Authority continues and Palestinian President Abbas refuses to come to the negotiating table, senior U.S. officials tell me.

The bottom line: The U.S. officials say the administration won't impose on the Israelis or Palestinians to accept the plan, but may release it so the parties and international community can judge it at face value.