Israel's Netanyahu set to address the US Congress on July 24, AP sources say

WASHINGTON (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is set to address a joint meeting of Congress on July 24, according to two people familiar with the matter.

Congressional leaders last week formally invited Netanyahu to come speak, delivering the most recent show of wartime support for the longtime ally despite mounting political divisions over Israel's military assault on Hamas in Gaza. But the date of the speech had been in flux. It has now been set for July 24, according to the people, who were granted anonymity to discuss private planning.

House Speaker Mike Johnson, a Republican...

 

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