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Rahm Emanuel Blasts Netanyahu for ‘Betraying’ Obama

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu betrayed the Obama administration by announcing a new settlement expansion and the cutoff of tax transfers to the Palestinian Authority, JTA reported.

Emanuel, President Obama’s chief of staff in his first term, delivered the rebuke over the weekend at the Saban Forum in Washington.

Emanuel’s comments were made public by another participant, former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, during an open forum and were confirmed by other participants.

According to an account by New Yorker journalist David Remnick, Emanuel had said that Netanyahu had “repeatedly betrayed” Obama, and that the latest Israeli moves – apparent retaliations for the successful Palestinian bid to achieve non-observer state status last week at the United Nations – were especially galling given U.S. support for Israel during its recent mini-war with Hamas in the Gaza Strip.

No other U.S. mayor had anything to say against Netanyahu this weekend.

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41 Responses to “Rahm Emanuel Blasts Netanyahu for ‘Betraying’ Obama”

  1. when did Israel has to get permission from a foreign leader to build in their country. it appears the mayor of Chicago is blinded to this fact and needs to take care of chicago and keep his nose out of international issue which do not effect him. people are tired of the game plays within the obama administration and the american people clearly see the evil agenda bring promoted from the WH.

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    As a Chicago resident I have a suggestion for Rahm: Focus on issues in our city, and when you are done and still find time to become too familiar and take on personal issues in international politics, go ahead. I would recommend Rahm develops a strategy to: 1) Crime in Chicago is out of control. Fight the exponential growing crime rates in the city that will affect us later on and reduce tourism and business; 2) Reduce taxes or come up with a plan to make the city more competitive to residents, as people are leaving. 3) Do something about corporate taxes and unions as our unemployment is surging and companies are leaving.

    So let's prioritize the action plan, and after these issues are attended to, let's then discuss growth opportunities and making Chicago a great city, not only good, and then, if you still have the energy and drive, go ahead and do international politics as I understand it is part of your political blueprint for 2016 and beyond.

    A gentle reminder: Your first job right now is the City of Chicago!

  3. Do the Jews of Israel claim Rahm Emanuel at all? As far as I can see, this man has done more to destroy the status of Israel than any other (former) member of Obama's Administration. He professes "religion" as he takes his 13 year old son the the wall for important birthday – then "trashes" Israel every chance he gets. I am a Christian who totally loves and backs Israel. However I am confused. The American Jews do not seem to be the same religion as the Israeli Jews (whom I admire). It was their vote that "continued the reign" of Obama – not a friend to Israel.

  4. Mona Pearl says:

    Rahm, a gentle reminder: stick to your day job!

  5. Anya Khan says:

    Mayor Emanuel, FU.

  6. Anya Khan says:

    Edward Lobel Garbage BHO has been slighting Israel since he got elected

  7. Anya Khan says:

    Hadar Israel This is coming out as symbols to me in Italy

  8. Anya Khan says:

    Jean Pierre Katz Wish I could like you more than once

  9. Age my dear Edward, not stupidity but supernal wisdom!

  10. Edward Lobel why doesnt the benefactor remain anonymous if they love Israel, why throw it in their faces. We Owe Israel, Israel gave us the Redeemer Christ Jesus, who also called Obama and the American people to repentance, and to love your neighbour as oneself, Israel is still G-d's chosen nation which Obama seems to have forgotten.

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