Schumer says he would welcome Netanyahu to address Congress, one week after saying the Israeli leader has ‘lost his way’
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, a New York Democrat, meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
in Jerusalem, Feb. 23, 2021. (Amos Ben-Gershom/Israel Government Press Office)

By Ron Kampeas
March 21, 2024

Schumer’s statement, sent to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency via a spokesman, came after Rep. Mike Johnson, the speaker of the House of Representatives, said he was ready to invite Netanyahu to speak to Congress. To do that, he had to get approval from Schumer, the Jewish Democratic majority leader from New York.

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