John Kerry Doesn't Want Benjamin Netanyahu Visit to Become 'Some Great Political Football'

John Kerry Doesn't Want Benjamin Netanyahu Visit to Become 'Some Great Political Football'Kerry echoed frustrations expressed by the White House that House Speaker John Boehner’s invitation to Netanyahu was inappropriate. The White House has expressed anger with both the Republican-led House of Representatives and with Netanyahu’s office, not only for excluding them from the invitation process, but also for making the invitation so close to Israel’s elections on March 17 and the final stages of a potential American nuclear weapons deal with Iran. Yet, while departing Israel for Washington, D.C., on Sunday morning, the prime minister seemed to be brimming with confidence. “I feel I am representing all the citizens of Israel, even those who do not agree with me,” Netanyahu said.

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