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USA comedians mock Jerusalem embassy opening

USA comedians mock Jerusalem embassy opening

"Late Night" host Stephen Colbert ripped into first daughter Ivanka Trump and her husband and special adviser to the president Jared Kushner after the power couple officiated the ceremony to open the new USA embassy in Jerusalem Monday.

It's not the first time the White House has been caught airbrushing official transcripts.

Meanwhile, around 50 miles away Palestinian protestors at the Israel-Gaza border armed with flaming kites and rocks were fired upon by Israeli security forces.

"When President Trump makes a promise, he keeps it", Kushner said at the embassy's opening ceremony.

After Kushner's speech saying people would remember that day as part of a "journey to peace", Colbert said "we'll see if there's peace but we'll definitely remember".

But critics say the Israeli military was too aggressive in its response, killing a number of peaceful protesters.

Buhari, the first sub-Saharan Africa president to meet Trump since he was sworn in in January 2017, travelled to the United States for bilateral talks on the invitation of the American president.

Ivanka Trump has been a frequent target for criticism among opponents of Donald Trump, with accusations that her White House position amounts to nepotism and that she hides behind her relationship with her father. And, no, the "on" there was not a typo - she actually said that. Critics noted that a top White House aide is expected to take tough questions, and accused her of trying to have it both ways.

He also couldn't help but poke fun at Ivanka Trump, who tripped up during a welcoming statement and pronounced "United States of America" as "United States on America".

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