Excerpts from Netanyahu's speech and rejoinder from Obama

March 4, 2015 8:49 AM

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered a major address to Congress on Tuesday and warned against making a deal that could leave Iran on the path toward nuclear weapons. At the White House, President Barack Obama offered a pointed rebuttal during a brief Oval Office photo opportunity. Obama said he had read a transcript of the prime minister's remarks and that Netanyahu had offered no viable suggestions on how to prevent Iran from getting a nuclear weapon.

NETANYAHU: "I deeply regret that some perceive my being here as political. That was never my intention. I want to thank you, Democrats and Republicans, for your common support for Israel, year after year, decade after decade.

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