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Speaker Johnson: Netanyahu to speak before Congress on July 24

This date was chosen after the initial date was found to fall on the second day of Shavuot.

Congress. (Photo: mark reinstein/Shutterstock)

Speaker Mike Johnson posted on X last night (Friday) that Prime Minister Netanyahu will speak before a joint session of Congress on July 24th.

According to Johnson, "we look forward to hearing the Israeli government’s vision for defending democracy, combatting terror, and establishing a just and lasting peace in the region."

The invitation did not mention Senate Majority leader Chuck Schumer but rather Senate Minority Leader McConnel, and Schumer himself has not mentioned the matter yet on X.

“I am very moved to have the privilege of representing Israel before both Houses of Congress and to present the truth about our just war against those who seek to destroy us to the representatives of the American people and the entire world,” Netanyahu said.

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