President Donald Trump threatened on Thursday to withhold aid to the Palestinians if they did not pursue peace with Israel, saying they had snubbed the United States by not meeting Vice President Mike Pence during a recent visit.
Netanyahu did his best to keep his poker face up, but on two occasions the Israeli Prime Minister side eyed Trump as the President Of The United States outed Israel as the source of the intelligence that he leaked to Russia.
The U.N. reaffirmed its consensus that settlements have no legal validity. The United States has been sending a message that settlements must stop.
Iranian President Rouhani said tearing up an international agreement "is something that only the likes of Saddam Hussein would do."
Under Republican control, Congress has not laid any taxes to provide for anything, much less for the general welfare of the people,
A report out of Israel claims that Prime Minister Netanyahu is covering up and suppressing Israeli intelligence that disagrees with his opposition to Obama's Iran nuclear deal.
Having a discussion will not change the disastrous consequences of Bush and company's crimes, bring back the three-quarters of a million dead Iraqi civilians or thousands of American soldiers, it may inform Americans of the intent of Republicans defending the invasion and occupation.
Recently, although Republicans love the Vatican's support for opposition to equal rights for women and the LGBT community, there has been growing enmity over the Pope's opposition to income inequality and anthropogenic climate change. The Pope finally went too far this past week when he failed to comply with Israel's agenda that Palestine will never be a sovereign state.
What is duplicitous and very telling about how Republicans operate, and where their only loyalties and priorities lie, is that they are pushing the President to seek unilateral authority to negotiate and sign an international trade deal; something that requires congressional approval. And yet they have done everything in their power and all but forbid him from exercising his rightful executive authority where Congress has no say according to the Constitution; like on immigration enforcement and negotiating with foreign governments.
The neo-con's solution has been fulfilling Netanyahu's twenty-three year campaign for Americans to die in a war with the Islamic Republic of Iran primarily because Israel wants to be the only Middle East nation with an American-provided nuclear arsenal.
ABC's This Week immediately busted Netanyahu during their interview for his favorite talking point that President Obama supports a deal on Iran's nuclear program that would threaten the survival of Israel.
Republican hero Netanyahu has been broken by President Obama as the tough-talking conservative tried to make things right with the White House by apologizing to Israeli Arabs for race-baiting comments.
President Obama is keeping the pressure on Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu as the conservative hero is backpedaling away from his previously tough talk.
In a tense phone call with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu, President Obama delivered the message that he is going forward with trying to negotiate a deal with Iran on their nuclear program, reassessing U.S. options, and reaffirmed his support for the two-state solution. In other words, it's payback time.
Major Gen. Paul D. Eaton stopped short of calling Cotton and 46 Republicans traitors. As a career military man Eaton used the appropriate label for Cotton's lack of ethics and knowledge of his place as a congressional representative.
The latest outrage, the open letter signed by 47 Republican senators, is the greatest sign to date that the spoiled little children are throwing a fit and are furious they are not allowed to be president and control foreign policy.
This week a MoveOn.org petition began circulating for the purpose of prosecuting Speaker of the House John A. Boehner for willfully breaking a federal law when he knowingly violated the 216 year-old Logan Act.
Immediately after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered a speech before Congress, Republicans and conservatives made sure to deliver overwhelming praise, especially considering the controversy behind the address.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) provided a sign that Netanyahu's speech to Congress has backfired as the normally hawkish senator called out the Israeli Prime Minister's arrogant statements on CNN.
The White House is weighing options for a media blitz that will direct attention away from Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's U.S. visit and speech before Congress.