Former Israeli Ambassador to the US MK Dr. Michael Oren (Kulanu) on Sunday denied US President Barack Obama's recollections of a tense meeting with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, as published in an interview with Atlantic magazine last week.
In the interview with Jeffrey Goldberg, Obama described a meeting with Netanyahu in 2011, in which he claimed the Israeli Prime Minister was "condescending" in manner as he launched into a "lecture" about the dangers Israel faces in the Middle East.
Obama said he responded: "Bibi, you have to understand something. I’m the African American son of a single mother, and I live here, in this house. I live in the White House. I managed to get elected president of the United States. You think I don’t understand what you’re talking about, but I do." (READ MORE)