Skip to comments.Netanyahu, Romney to Speak Friday
Posted on 09/28/2012 12:11:48 AM PDT by kingattax
THE WEEKLY STANDARD has learned that Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has scheduled a phone call for late morning Friday with Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.
President Obama refused to meet with Netanyahu on his trip to the United States, and the Israeli government presumably thought a meeting with the opposition candidate in the absence of one with the sitting president would be too provocative. But there was apparently an eagerness on the Israeli prime minister's part to talk with Romney in order to help win as broad American support as possible for the red lines he outlined in his United Nations speech with respect to the Iranian nuclear program.
As for Romney, he expects to explore Netanyahu's understanding of the red lines, and also, we are told, wants to hear Netanyahu's perspective on developments elsewhere in the Middle East.
Apparently at the request of both principals, neither of their offices has put a hard-stop on their schedules for this call, so the discussion is likely to be both substantive and substantial.
It will be interesting to hear the readouts tomorrow from both the Netanyahu and Romney camps after the "principals only" phone calland to see the White House reaction, as well.
In the summer, Netanyahu hosted Romney in Israel for dinner, hours after Romney delivered an address in Jerusalem.
Are you insinuating that Janet Napolitano does not in fact have testicles?
With regard to Bibi, good move, just go over our ridiculous little piece of trash president’s head, he’s ****ing useless.
It seems Bath House Barry was too busy.
Whoops, I meant to direct that to post # 2, sorry.
I'm sure you are absolutely correct!
... but it WON'T prevent the O'regime from having Holder arrest Romney for violating the Logan Act. He'll be released on November 7 on his own recognizance... and nothing else will come of it.
Could I buy just one more vowel?
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney has finally laid out the plans for bilateral meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will meet with him tonight in New York and President Obama will place a phone call to him, likely on Friday.
Since Obama finally decided to talk to PM Netanyahu, now Romney can. Somebody on FOX said that is why Obama didn’t meet with any heads of state— because then Romney would be entitled to.
Guess the sour milk heifers on “The View” were all booked up.
====I hope he leverages this on political/campaign terms.====
Or in the debates...grin
Lol to the bomb pic. I think this is probably the 4th or 5th version I’ve seen of that photo. And you can definitely tell Barry can’t stand Bibi, sort of like how it would be if Jesus and the Anti-Christ were sitting in the same room.
obammy’s supposed to call Friday, also. When he calls it would be great if the secretary told him Bibi was on the other line speaking to Presi.. er Mr. Romney.
Bibi and Mitt have been good friends since they were youngsters working at Boston Consulting Group.
I think Romney should say nothing about it other than have a surrogate claim the meeting occurred. Let President Empty Chair guess what went on,,he’s going to make up facts anyway,,,,,,
Yeah... I read that the Jewish vote this time around for the Dem’s will only be about 80% instead of the usual 90%. About the same shift is expected with the catholic vote. Yeaaaa, go figure. What’s wrong with these people?
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