White House Has Cool Reaction to Congress’ Invitation to Netanyahu
The White House says President Barack Obama will not meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when he visits Washington in March to address a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress. Republican House Speaker John Boehner said that he did not consult with the White House in advance. Many see the invitation as a rebuke by congressional Republicans to President Obama’s policy of international diplomacy to curb Iran’s nuclear program. VOA’s Cindy Saine has the story from Capitol Hill.