Obama Honouring Presidential Commitments Trumps Protocol

Obama Honouring Presidential Commitments Trumps Protocol

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By David Singer February 2, 2015

via Obama Honouring Presidential Commitments Trumps Protocol.

The furore engendered by House Speaker John Boehner inviting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress on March 3—supposedly in breach of Presidential protocol – marks the first step in Congress flexing its muscles to persuade President Obama to re-think his concerted attempts to undermine the written commitments made by President Bush to Israel’s then Prime Minister Ariel Sharon in his letter dated 14 April 2004 – as overwhelmingly endorsed by the House of Representatives 407-9 on 23 June 2004 and the Senate 95-3 the next day (“American Written Commitments”)

Those 2004 American Written Commitments to Israel have become even more critical in 2015—as a completely changed political environment sees America:

  1. leading negotiations with Iran on curbing Iran’s nuclear program
  2. heading a coalition of 62 States seeking to…

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