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House Democrats express displeasure to Israeli ambassador over Netanyahu's upcoming speech

Israel's ambassador to the United States got an earful on Wednesday from seven House Democrats angered by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's acceptance of a Republican invitation to address Congress next month. Ron Dermer met privately with Jewish Democrats to discuss Netanyahu's plans for a March 3 speech on Iran right in the middle of delicate negotiations involving the United States, other Western powers and Tehran over its nuclear program. House Speaker John Boehner's invitation — and Netanyahu's willingness to address a joint meeting — has infuriated the White House and angered congressional Democrats. Dermer asked Rep. Steve Israel, D-N.Y., to...

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