CBC News – If you ask residents of Bethlehem who is the Scrooge who has cast a pall over this year’s Christmas celebrations, the answer is nearly unanimous: U.S. President Donald Trump.

“I’m sorry, but this year Christmas, I think it will not be very happy,” said Khaled Khatib, an English teacher. “And that’s because of Trump.”

Trump’s decision last week to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, with plans to relocate the U.S. Embassy there, continues to anger Palestinians who say Trump’s move ignores their claim to the city.

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