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The Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem's Old City. Photo: Mahmoud Illean / AP

President Trump informed Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, Jordan's King Abdullah II and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi that the U.S. will move its Israeli Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, the Wall Street Journal reports. The move will not happen right away, but Trump will announce his intentions as well as recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on Wednesday, Axios' Jonathan Swan reported last week.

Trump's decision has already been met with resistance from the Arab World. The State Department has issued a travel warning for U.S. citizens to Jerusalem's Old City and the West Bank, effective Dec. 6. Israeli news organization Haaretz reports that Palestinian factions in the West Bank are planning three days of protest over the issue.

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Cuomo asks for “independent” investigator into sexual harassment claims

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo at a press conference on Feb. 24. Photo: Seth Wenig/pool/AFP via Getty Images

A top aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo said that he would authorize and "voluntarily cooperate" with an independent investigation run by New York's attorney general into claims he sexually harassed several women.

The state of play: The statement comes after a day of competing statements from Cuomo and AG Letitcia James over who would oversee an independent investigation into the governor.

Cuomo scandal snares Dems on #MeToo

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The searing sexual harassment allegations made against Gov. Andrew Cuomo are trouble for Democrats far beyond Albany and New York.

Why it matters: They hammered Donald Trump after the "Access Hollywood" tape. Pilloried Brett Kavanaugh over Christine Blasey Ford. Defended President Biden when he was accused of inappropriate touching. Now, Democrats have to show whether they walk the "#MeToo" talk.

CPAC Republicans choose conservatism over constituents

Rep. Matt Gaetz. Photo: Elijah Nouvelage/Bloomberg via Getty Images

CPAC proved such a draw, conservative Republicans chose the conference over their constituents.

Why it matters: More than a dozen House Republicans voted by proxy on the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill in Washington so they could speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference, known as CPAC. And Sen. Ted Cruz skipped an Air Force One flight as President Biden flew to Cruz's hometown of Houston to survey storm damage.