Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with a range of US lawmakers from both the Democratic and Republican parties in Jerusalem.
Netanyahu meets one-on-one with Republican Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas.
“I enjoyed meeting with Prime Minister Netanyahu today. We discussed the security and economic interests America shares with one of our most important partners, Israel,” Cotton tweets. The senator arrived in Israel on a direct flight from Riyadh with the US Air Force, he tweeted yesterday, adding: “Hopefully many more flights between the two countries to come.”
Separately, Netanyahu also meets with a delegation of Democratic members of Congress led by the lobbying group J Street, including Rep. Katie Porter of California, who has announced she is planning to run for the Senate in 2024.
And in a different meeting, Netanyahu sits down with a bipartisan delegation of members of Congress led by the US Israel Education Association.
According to the Prime Minister’s Office, Netanyahu emphasized “the importance of the bipartisan relationship between Israel and the US” in all his meetings and discussed both the Abraham Accords and Iran’s nuclear activities.