Speaker of the House John Boehner and Prime Minister Netanyahu's conspiracy to humiliate President Obama and dominate the news backfired as the U.S. broadcast networks ignored the speech and refused to televise it live.
Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) has joined eleven more Democrats in announcing that they won't be attending Netanyahu's speech to Congress. The total of Democrats who are not attending the speech has jumped to 53.
The list of Democrats who are calling for John Boehner to postpone Netanyahu's speech before Congress has grown to nearly two dozen as opposition swells to the partisan political stunt.
A new CNN/ORC poll has found that the American people see right through John Boehner's scheme to humiliate President Obama by inviting Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu to address Congress and they aren't happy about it as 63% inviting Netanyahu without telling Obama was a bad idea.
Sen. Bernie Sanders has joined the growing list of members of Congress who will be boycotting Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's speech before a joint session of Congress.
The scheme cooked up by Speaker of the House John Boehner and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu to humiliate President Obama and pressure him on Iran is backfiring, as dozens of congressional Democrats are threatening to not attend Netanyahu's address to Congress.