Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had previously said that building a new facility that satisfies the significant security requirements is a complex process involving site-selection, permitting and construction, and that the process is starting immediately but will take at least three years.
Earlier in the day, Pence told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that it was an honor "to be in Israel's capital, Jerusalem".
Pence used his speech to call on the Palestinians to come back to the negotiating table, reiterating that the US will support a two-state solution if both sides agreed to it. The members were forcefully removed from the hall.
Pence will address the Israeli parliament later on Monday, but his speech will be boycotted by Israeli Arab politicians, who call him "dangerous and messianic".
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Some of the lawmakers interrupting Pence's speech held up signs that read, in English and Arabic, "Jerusalem is the capital of Palestine".
President Trump officially recognized Jerusalem as the capitol in December, arguing it's a simple recognition of reality.
Pence and Netanyahu talked privately in the prime minister's personal office for about 40 minutes, more the twice the amount of time originally scheduled for the meeting. Ayman Odeh, leader of the Joint Arab List, said it was the party's democratic right to boycott the speech by the US vice president.
Chief Palestinian negotiator Dr Saeb Erekat later tweeted that Mr Pence's "message to the rest of the world is clear: violate worldwide law and resolutions and the U.S. will reward you". Netanyahu hailed the US-Israeli close ties that "have never been stronger".
"We are keen on continuing the way of negotiations", he said.
Echoing Trump, Pence called the Iran nuclear deal, which was brokered by the Obama administration, a "disaster".