As White House, Netanyahu spar over speech to Congress, the gloves come off (+video)

February 25, 2015 11:46 PM

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As White House, Netanyahu spar over speech to Congress, the gloves come off (+video)

Reporters are scrambling for the thesaurus to find new ways to describe the deteriorating relationship between the Obama White House and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government over negotiations to curtail Iran's nuclear program. Meltdown? Crisis? Mutual contempt?

Whatever word you reach for, the animosity has reached rare, almost unprecedented levels a little more than a week before Mr. Netanyahu is scheduled to address Congress. He’s coming – at the invitation of Republican lawmakers and over the objections of the White House – to make his case that the Uni...

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