Netanyahu Turns Tables on Democrats – Refuses Their Invite to Private Meeting
Benjamin Netanyahu just gave Democrats a taste of their own medicine. For weeks the Obama Administration has been attacking the Israeli leader for accepting an invitation to speak to a joint session of Congress on the survival of Israel. This week top Democrats asked to meet with Netanyahu in a private meeting.
Netanyahu turned them down.
— slone (@slone) February 27, 2015
Jews News reported:
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been snubbed and insulted by Democrats in Congress recently, but he just gave them a taste of their own medicine.
Two prominent liberal senators had invited Netanyahu to a private meeting during his visit. However, it was just announced that the offer has been rejected by the Israeli leader.
The prime minister stated that meeting with Sens. Dick Durbin and Dianne Feinstein “at this time could compound the misperception of partisanship regarding my upcoming visit.”
That response could be seen as a slap in the face to the White House, which used essentially the same argument to criticize Netanyahu’s visit.
Netanyahu plans to address all of Congress on the importance of sanctions against Iran, which is pursing a potentially deadly nuclear program.
BREAKING: Netanyahu says world powers `have given up' on stopping Iran from developing nuclear weapons.
— The Associated Press (@AP) February 25, 2015