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Israel plans 2,500 new West Bank settlement units in Trump's first days in office

The Israeli government says that a majority of the housing units will be built in settlement blocs, areas where most settlers live and that Israel wants to keep under its control in the event of any future peace deal with the Palestinians.

Oded Balilty/AP/File

For the second time in the four days since President Trump was sworn into office, Israel announced it will build more settlement units in the West Bank.

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