Mitt Romney Reacts to Obama 1967 Borders Speech: “President Obama has Disrespected” and “Thrown Israel Under the Bus”
Gov. Mitt Romney weighs in on Obama’s speech, saying Obama has “thrown Israel under the bus”:
THE HILL: President Obama “disrespected” Israel and threw it “under the bus” in a wide-ranging speech on the Middle East on Thursday, GOP presidential contender Mitt Romney charged.
Romney strongly criticized Obama, who, in a speech at the State Department, called for Israel to return to its border lines as drawn before the 1967 Arab-Israeli war.
“President Obama has thrown Israel under the bus. He has disrespected Israel and undermined its ability to negotiate peace,” Romney said in a statement.
“He has also violated a first principle of American foreign policy, which is to stand firm by our friends,” added the former Massachusetts governor. . . . Read More