Report: Bipartisan Senate panel probing Obama admin support for defeating Netanyahu

Steven Edwards of Fox News is exclusively reporting that a bipartisan investigation has been authorized by the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of possible use of taxpayer funding to defeat Benjamin Netanyahu in Tuesday’s Israeli elections. A powerful U.S. Senate investigatory committee has launched a bipartisan probe into an American nonprofit’s funding of efforts to oust Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after the Obama administration’s State Department gave the nonprofit taxpayer-funded grants, a source with knowledge of the panel's activities told The fact that both Democratic and Republican sides of the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations have signed off on the probe could be seen as a rebuke to President Obama, who has had a well-documented adversarial relationship with the Israeli leader.  The development comes as Netanyahu told Israel’s Channel Two television station this week...(Read Full Post)