AP: Unwelcome mat: White House tries to counter Netanyahu visit via Joseph Wouk

AP: Unwelcome mat: White House tries to counter Netanyahu visit

Posted February 21, 2015 by josephwouk

News from The Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — In what is becoming an increasingly nasty grudge match, the White House is mulling ways to undercut Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s upcoming trip to Washington and blunt his message that a potential nuclear deal with Iran is bad for Israel and the world.

There are limits. Administration officials have discarded the idea of President Barack Obama himself giving an Iran-related address to rebut the two speeches Netanyahu is to deliver during his early March visit. But other options remain on the table.

Among them: a presidential interview with a prominent journalist known for coverage of the rift between Obama and Netanyahu, multiple Sunday show television appearances by senior national security aides and a pointed snub of America’s leading pro-Israel lobby, which is holding its annual meeting while Netanyahu is in Washington, according to the officials. Read more…

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One Response to AP: Unwelcome mat: White House tries to counter Netanyahu visit via Joseph Wouk

  1. upaces88 says:

    That man can outsmart Obama without even taking a second breath.

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