White House rejects Netanyahu's criticism with withering response

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House rejected criticism from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with a withering response on Monday, accusing him of refusing to acknowledge how much help the United States has been to Israel over the years. Long-time strained relations between President Barack Obama and Netanyahu appeared to widen further after the Israeli leader's visit to the White House last week. Netanyahu, on the CBS program "Face the Nation" on Sunday, said U.S. criticism of an Israeli move for a new Jewish neighborhood in East Jerusalem was "against American values. ...