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Matthews: Republicans Helping Israel ‘Take Over’ Foreign Policy

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MSNBC “Hardball” host Chris Matthews accused Republicans of letting Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu try “to take over US foreign policy” on Tuesday’s “MSNBC Live.”

Matthews began by saying that Netanyahu “implied that he would be a better bargainer than the president, but no one believes that.”

He then continued “this man from a foreign government walked into the United States legislative chamber and tried to take over US foreign policy. He said you should trust me, not your president on this. I am the man you should trust, I am your true leader on this question of US geopolitics, to protect yourself, you must listen to me and not to this president. It was a startling situation, to allow someone to come in, knowing that that was going to be their message, the chamber of the US Congress, this was a decision made by Boehner, and certainly complied with by Netanyahu and his ambassador Dermer, they went into the US Congress to take over US foreign policy today from the president. It’s a remarkable day when the leaders of the opposition in Congress allowed this to happen.”

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