America congratulated the new Palestinian government One day earlier, Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas administered the oath to a new cabinet headed by Prime Minister Mohammad Istayeh. Jason Greenblatt, Special Representative appointed by US President Donald Trump's assistant and international negotiator, tweeted Sunday, "Congratulations to the new Cabinet of the Palestinian Authority." He said, "In view of the experience of the people in the list, We hope that we will be able to work together to make peace and to improve Palestinian life. It is time to start a new chapter. "Analysts say the government has been changed to isolate Hamas. For more than a decade since Hamas has been struggling with power with Abbas and Fatah party of Istayeh.