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|U.S. led negotiations to prevent Iran from developing a nuclear weapon are at an important, difficult stage. A hotly-contested Israeli election is two weeks away. At this critical time in a volatile region, House Speaker Boehner asked Prime Minister Netanyahu to address Congress. Ignoring protocol, neither one checked with the White House, which strongly disapproves. Bernie was the first of a growing number of senators to say they won’t go to the speech next Tuesday. Boehner’s invitation politicizes U.S. foreign policy, improperly injects Congress into Israeli politics and undermines President Obama's lead role in charting U.S. foreign policy, Bernie said in an interview for the “PBS NewsHour.|
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