Well, it's pretty obvious that Trump has a different idea about how to deal with Mideast issues than Obama does. But, just to make it clear, he wants to veto a UN resolution on Israeli settlements. Of course, he isn't president yet, but he's doing the next best thing: he's trying to get the current president to do what he wants. From a Politico article: http://www.politico.com/story/2016/12/un-israeli-settlements-trump-232913 Hey, who cares about mixed signals? Trump does whatever Trump wants to do, regardless of the consequences.