Politics US no longer believes Israeli settlements are illegal: Mike Pompeo Updated : November 19, 2019 10:08 AM IST According to Mike Pompeo, US public statements on settlement activities in the West Bank have been inconsistent over decades. Senator Ted Cruz, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, applauded the decision. More than half a dozen Democratic Congressmen in a joint statement said, the Trump administration has "singlehandedly" unravelled decades of US policy. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.