Washington (CNN)A large majority of Americans believe that Republican congressional leaders should not have invited Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak to Congress without consulting the White House, according to a new CNN/ORC survey.
The nationwide poll, released Tuesday, shows 63% of Americans say it was a bad move for congressional leadership to extend the invitation without giving President Barack Obama a heads up that it was coming. Only 33% say it was the right thing to do.
And as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict continues to simmer in the Middle East, the survey found that a similar majority thinks the U.S. should stay out of that fight altogether.
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Interesting findings by this poll. I thought that Americans who said it was a bad move for congressional leadership to extend the invitation would be a little bit lower. I also found interesting that 66% of Americans thought that the US should stay neutral when it comes to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as well...