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“You know, I, I have to be honest with you. The more I hear from the administration and its quotes, the more it sounds like talking points that come straight out of Iran. And it feeds to the Iranian narrative of victimization.”
Speaker of the House John Boehner, without consulting the President, has invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address a joint session of Congress on February 11 on the topic of the Iranian threat. White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest has called that invitation "a breach of diplomatic protocol."
As sick as I've been — and still am, for that matter — I haven't cared one whit about the news for the past week. Readers, clue me in. Is the United States Congress positioning itself to override the President's veto of new economic sanctions imposed upon Iran? Or are the developments cited in this blog post merely political theatre?