McCain: Obama, Get Over Israel 'Tantrum'

President's priorities 'so screwed up that it's unbelievable'
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 22, 2015 1:03 PM CDT
In this Feb. 5, 2015, file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., on Capitol Hill.   (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

(Newser) – President Obama pulled no punches in his blunt assessment of Benjamin Netanyahu's campaign rhetoric, and John McCain is today taking his own jabs at Obama. Appearing this morning on CNN, he said, "The president should get over it. Get over your temper tantrum, Mr. President." He dismissed Obama's priorities in the region as "so screwed up that it's unbelievable," dismissed Netanyahu's comments as "the least of your problems," and dismissed Obama's consideration of a UN resolution backing a Palestinian state—except to threaten it, saying, "then the United States Congress would have to examine our funding for the United Nations." He continued: "It's time that we work together with our Israeli friends and try to stem this tide of ISIS and Iranian movement throughout the region, which is threatening the very fabric of the region." Other highlights from your Sunday dial, per the Hill:

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