Prime Minister Netanyahu to Visit White House on February 15

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will visit the White House on February 15, White House press secretary Sean Spicer announced Monday.

The White House confirmed it had extended an invitation to Netanyahu last week.

A senior administration official said last week that moving the US Embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem remains a priority for the president but cautioned that it would not be happen quickly.

Netanyahu’s last visit to Washington, in March 2015, was for a polarizing speech to Congress that more than 50 Democrats boycotted.

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SOURCE: CNN, Theodore Schleifer