The Dallas pastor who said all Jews will go to hell was chosen by U.
Paraguay is also scheduled to open a Jerusalem embassy, on May 21.
Hostility toward the U.S. was already rising in Iran following President Trump’s withdrawal from the Iranian nuclear deal last week.
The Palestinian Authority recalled its envoy to Washington, D.C., after the United States moved its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
Protests could still take place later, following the funerals.
Bachmann told Washington Watch in 2015 that violence in the Middle East signaled the return of Jesus, warranting mass conversions.
“As I am watching the world’s most powerful person recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s eternal capital — how could I not be choked up by that?”
A primary fear for Israeli security is that hundreds of Palestinians, including Hamas terrorists, will break through the Gaza security fence.
Lobbying from the Czech Republic, Hungary and Romania blocked the entire European Union from publishing a statement condemning the move.
“The Ambassador asked, ‘Are you sure you know how to pull the cord?’ I said I’ve been doing this in Temple my whole life.”