The White House appeared to sidestep brewing tensions with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Sunday.
By AVI PERRY On Wednesday, House Speaker John Boehner extended an invitation to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu an invitation to come to the United States and address a special Joint Session of Congress on the subject of the Iranian nuclear project. Netanyahu accepted. How could he not? He does not support President Obama’s position […]
George Will defended Speaker of the House John Boehner against criticism for inviting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address a February 11th joint session of Congress just hours after President Barack Obama threatened to veto new sanctions against Iran, and said President Obama goes out of his way to "show disdain" for Congress and Netanyahu.
Amid reports of a rift with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
Max Fisher, Vox: Fox News is not exactly known as an ally of the Obama administration, especially when it comes to disputes between Obama and House Speaker John Boehner, or disputes between Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Show More Summary
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu defended on Sunday a planned speech to the U.S. Congress about Iran, saying he had a moral obligation to take every opportunity to speak out on an issue that poses a mortal threat to his country. His visit to Washington in March has opened up a political...
President Barack Obama has been under criticism recently after he announced that he would not be meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when the Middle Eastern ruler visits the U.S. in March. Now, even celebrities like Parks and Recreation‘s Rob Lowe are voicing irritation over Barack’s denial of a visit with Benjamin. Show More Summary
President Obama’s refusal to meet with Benjamin Netanyahu when the Israeli prime minister comes to Washington in March to address a joint
The White House's outrage over Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's plan to speak before Congress in March -- a move he failed to coordinate with the administration -- began to seep through the diplomatic cracks on Friday, with officials telling Haaretz the Israeli leader had "spat" in President Barack Obama's face. Show More Summary
I give Peggy Noonan credit for saying, in her latest column, that it's highly inappropriate for Republicans to invite Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress next month. But she's also upset that British prime minister...Show More Summary
Obama perceives it as a slight or a snub by the Republican Speaker John Boehner and by Israel. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was invited by Boehner, and accepted, the invitation to speak to Congress in March. Anonymous White House sources said that “there will be a price” for this slight by the Israeli leader.
President Obama isn't planning to meet with Benjamin Netanyahu when the Israeli prime minister addresses Congress in March. Secretary of State John Kerry told an audience at Davos that the world had to invest more resources and take more risks against global extremism and that it couldn't be driven by Islamophobia. Show More Summary
Speaker of the House John Boehner's invitation to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hurts his own party, the policy process and Israel. There are some in the Republican Party who truly care about preventing an Iranian nuclear bomb. There are some with helpful suggestions for how to improve our strategy. Show More Summary
On Thursday the Obama White House said they would not meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu because they wanted to “avoid the appearance of influencing a democratic election in a foreign country.” The Israeli elections are two weeks after … Continue reading ?
One of Australia's last acts on the UN Security Council was to vote against a resolution being brought by the Palestinian Authority. Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel and John Key, Prime Minister of New Zealand, 2009 Washington...Show More Summary
President Barack Obama may have reached a George H.W. Bush moment in his long-simmering confrontation with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over Iran’s nuclear program. And Netanyahu may be facing his own moment of truth. With the White House’s unprecedented announcement that Obama will not meet with Netanyahu when the Israeli leader comes to Washington […]
President Barack Obama will not meet with Benjamin Netanyahu when the Israeli prime minister travels to the United States to visit with Congress in March. A White House spokesperson cited “longstanding policy and principal” against meeting with world leaders who face upcoming elections as the onus behind the decision. “Accordingly, the president will not be [...]Show More Summary
Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is quite cross with her successor, John Boehner, for inviting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress without passing it by the White House. New York's Assembly Speaker SheldonShow More Summary
President Barack Obama will not meet Israel’s prime minister when he visits Washington in March, the White House said on Thursday, after being blindsided by the Republicans’ invitation to Benjamin Netanyahu to address the U.S. Congress on Iran. Bernadette Meehan, spokeswoman for the...
Yesterday Speaker John Boehner invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress. Nancy Pelosi responded today by scolding Boehner for the "inappropriate" invitation.