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GOP Senators Slam Obama Administration for Insult to Israeli PM Netanyahu

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South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham. Photo: Screenshot.

Times of Israel – Republican US senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham lambasted the Obama administration over comments from an anonymous US official calling Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a “chickenshit.”

“We know that relations between allies can be strained at times,” the senators said in a statement released Wednesday. “But there is no excuse for Obama administration officials to insult the prime minister of Israel, our closest ally in the Middle East, the way they did this week.”

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