WH, groups outraged by anti-Susan Rice genocide ad

The ad, claiming “Susan Rice has a blind spot: Genocide,” appeared in Saturday’s paper promoting a talk by American Rabbi Shmuley Boteach. He claims that Rice has sought to silence Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ahead of his address to Congress.

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A senior administration official at the White House cited criticism from a number of Jewish advocacy groups in reaction to the ad, saying it has been met with “revulsion.”

Asked Sunday morning about the ongoing tensions, Boehner said he believes it is important for American to hear from Netanyahu on the threat from Iran, and that he has no regrets about the invitation.

“The animosity between the White House and the prime minister is no secret here in this town, but they certainly made it worse over the last five or six weeks,” Boehner said on CBS. “[The] only conflict here is between the White House and Israel.”