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Obama, Netanyahu meet for first time in over a year

U.S. President Barack Obama (R) and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hold a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, November 9, 2015. Netanyahu meets Obama in a bid to set aside their frosty personal ties, turn the page on the Iran nuclear deal and talk defense in the first encounter by the two leaders since October 2014. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
U.S. President Barack Obama (right) and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hold a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C., November 9, 2015. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

Despite a strained relationship, President Barack Obama welcomed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the White House today for their first meeting in over a year.

Netanyahu has infuriated the White House by urging Congress to reject the Iran nuclear deal, and Obama angered the prime minister by signing the deal. NPR’s White House correspondent Scott Horsley joins Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson to recap the two leaders’ meeting.

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