Democrats in Congress are boycotting the speech. Vice President Biden says he has other engagements. President Obama refuses to meet with the speaker.
What is this, CPAC? A tea party rally? Hardly. Here's what over a dozen Congressional Democrats are staying away from: Israel's Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, will speak before a joint session of Congress on March 3rd.
On the other hand, former Senator Joseph Lieberman urged Democrats to attend the speech in a Washington Post editorial entitled Hear Out Israel's Leader: "Go because you know that Israel is one of our closest and most steadfast allies and you feel a responsibility to listen to its leader speak about developments that he believes would threaten the safety, independence, and even existence of his country, as well as that of our closest allies int he Arab world."
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