Boehner snubs WH, invites Netanyahu to address Congress

January 21, 2015 9:22 PM

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WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner on Wednesday invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress without consulting the White House, an apparent challenge to President Obama's policy on negotiations with Iran.

Netanyahu accepted the offer and will address a joint session on Feb. 11, according to a according to a congressional aide who spoke on background because the Israeli Embassy has not yet made a public announcement.

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