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White House says Boehner broke protocol with Netanyahu invitation
White House says Boehner broke protocol with Netanyahu invitation

The White House says House Speaker John A. Boehner broke with protocol by inviting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress without first notifying the Obama administration. “The typical protocol would suggest that the leader of a country would contact the leader of another country when he’s traveling there,” White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters Wednesday. “That certainly is how President Obama’s trips are planned when he travels overseas. This particular event seems to be a departure from that protocol.” It wasn’t immediately clear whether Netanyahu planned to accept the invitation. But the announcement of the...

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