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January 29, 2015 11:56 am

Pelosi: Netanyahu’s Congress Speech Could Ruin Attempts to Broker Nuclear Deal With Iran

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Representative Nancy Pelosi said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's upcoming speech at Congress could hurt US talks with Iran regarding the Islamic State's nuclear program. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Reuters – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s scheduled speech to the US Congress in March could damage the Obama administration’s attempts to broker a deal with Iran on nuclear weapons development, the senior US House of Representatives Democrat said on Wednesday.

“Such a presentation could send the wrong message in terms of giving diplomacy a chance,” said Representative Nancy Pelosi during a news conference on the sidelines of an annual retreat for Democratic lawmakers.

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  • JOHN TRAIN

    PELOSI:””That it should be extended two weeks before an election in a country, without collaboration among the Leaders of Congress, and without collaboration with the White House, is not appropriate,.”
    We warned Nancy Pelosi directly that her and John Kerry’s visits to Syria and their very obvious public support of Assad would result in that regime continuing its program of slaughter. BUT SHE WENT ANYWAY! AND SHE EMBRACED ASSAD AND DEEMED HIM A “RATIONAL, MODERATE LEADER”.
    Like TZIPI LIVINI urging Pres. Obama to exercise “tough love” with Israel PELOSI undercut the US policies. (And I recall that Pres. Obama was very willing to entertain Israeli opposition political leaders… Thus undercutting the elected political leadership of Israel.

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