Congress dedicated a bust of Winston Churchill, one of the greatest leaders of the 20th century and an honorary American citizen, in a ceremony in the magnificent Statuary Hall of the U.S. Capitol in 2013. (Daily Signal)
In the 1930s, Winston Churchill warned Britain and the Western world about the dangers of Adolf Hitler and Germany. It was the strongest warning ever by a politician! Still, that warning was ignored and millions of Europeans lost their lives.
Today, Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu will warn the West of the perils of a nuclear Islamic Iran. Like Churchill, Netanyahu has addressed a joint session of Congress three times.
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Congressional leaders will give Netanyahu a bust of Churchill in a ceremony today before his speech.
The Obama administration, including US Ambassador to Israel, Daniel Shapiro, will boycott Netanyahu’s speech.
When Barack Obama was sworn in as US president, the White House returned a bust of Churchill to the British embassy, which had loaned it to George W Bush.