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In an interview yesterday with Reuters, President Obama points out that virtually nothing Benjamin Netanyahu has said about Iran or the nuclear negotiations has turned out to be true …

Obama said the rift with Netanyahu, with whom he has already had frosty ties, was not personal and that he would meet the Israeli leader again if he wins Israel’s March 17 election. In a nod to Israeli concerns, he acknowledged that Iran’s government had a history of “anti-Israel and anti-Semitic statements.”

But he reiterated the administration’s criticism of Netanyahu’s address and said the Israeli leader had been wrong before with his opposition to a 2013 interim deal with Iran.

“Netanyahu made all sorts of claims. This was going to be a terrible deal. This was going to result in Iran getting 50 billion dollars worth of relief. Iran would not abide by the agreement. None of that has come true.

“It has turned out that in fact, during this period we’ve seen Iran not advance its program. In many ways, it’s rolled back elements of its program.”

Israeli officials traveling with Netanyahu had no immediate comment.

Also, remember, we have new evidence that the Prime Minister knowingly misled listeners during his 2012 speech to the UN about the Iranian nuclear program.

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