Pro-Israel lobbyists heap Iran pressure on US Congress

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the American Israel Public Affairs Committee in Washington, DC, on March 2, 2015Israel’s prime minister and lobbyist-in-chief Benjamin Netanyahu addresses Congress on Tuesday, but US lawmakers will also get an earful from swarms of pro-Israel citizen-lobbyists warning Capitol Hill against a singular threat: Iran. Thousands of members of AIPAC, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, will pack the halls of Congress, a second act of sorts after Netanyahu’s divisive speech in which he too will highlight the need to stop Iran’s nuclear program cold.

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