Today, via Twitter:
Rep. Vicky Hartzler @RepHartzler
Shocking Pres. Obama refuses to meet with Benjamin Netanyahu when he comes to the U.S. During this critical time we must stand with Israel. 10:36 AM – 12 Sep 12
Because foreign leaders should always dictate American foreign policy?:
Israeli Sharpens Call for United States to Set Iran Trigger
By DAVID E. SANGER and ISABEL KERSHNER
Published: September 11, 2012
WASHINGTON – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel inserted himself into the most contentious foreign policy issue of the American presidential campaign on Tuesday, criticizing the Obama administration for refusing to set clear “red lines” on Iran’s nuclear progress that would prompt the United States to undertake a military strike….
Oh, it’s really just neoconservative spin:
The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release
September 11, 2012
Readout of the President’s Call with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu
President Obama spoke with Prime Minister Netanyahu for an hour tonight as a part of their ongoing consultations. The two leaders discussed the threat posed by Iran’s nuclear program, and our close cooperation on Iran and other security issues. President Obama and Prime Minister Netanyahu reaffirmed that they are united in their determination to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon, and agreed to continue their close consultations going forward. Contrary to reports in the press, there was never a request for Prime Minister Netanyahu to meet with President Obama in Washington, nor was a request for a meeting ever denied.
I know, it’s shocking that a right wingnut republican backbencher regurgitates neoconservative blather.