President Biden has insulted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu successful private, according to a recent report.
NBC News reported Monday that Biden is complaining that Netanyahu is "giving him hell" contempt his attempts to push for a cease-fire successful nan Israel-Hamas war, per sources that said pinch nan outlet.
"He conscionable feels for illustration this is enough," 1 root told NBC. "It has to stop."
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"His descriptions of his dealings pinch Netanyahu are peppered pinch contemptuous references to Netanyahu arsenic ‘this guy,’ these group said," NBC reported. "And successful astatine slightest 3 caller instances, Biden has called Netanyahu an ‘a-----e,’ according to 3 of nan group straight acquainted pinch his comments."
A root told NBC that while Biden has said that he liked Netanyahu early successful his speeches, much precocious he has started to usage harsher connection astir nan Prime Minister, calling him "a symptom successful my a--" aliases that "he’s been sidesplitting maine lately."
"He goes, ‘But he’s doing a disservice … of late,’" NBC reported.
NBC's study comes 1 time aft Netanyahu said successful an question and reply connected ABC that Biden was "very clear and focused."
"I recovered him very clear and very focused," he said of Biden, who has faced accrued disapproval complete his cognitive expertise aft Special Counsel Robert Hur released a arguable study connected nan president. Hur described Biden arsenic a "sympathetic, well-meaning, aged man pinch a mediocre memory."
"We managed to work together connected nan war aims and galore things. Sometimes we had disagreements, but they were not calved of a deficiency of knowing connected his portion aliases my part," Netanyahu said.
Biden spokesperson Andrew Bates besides shared a tweet of Netanyahu's remarks connected his X account.
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Biden has faced utmost unit from wrong his statement and moreover nan White House itself to property for an contiguous cease-fire successful nan Israel-Hamas war.
In a missive shared connected Medium, 17 existent Biden for President staffers called for Biden to advocator for a cease-fire successful nan war.
"As your staff, we judge it is some a civilized and electoral imperative for you to publically telephone for a cessation of violence," nan staffers wrote successful nan letter.
Biden has besides been interrupted astatine aggregate speeches by "cease-fire now chants."
The White House has denied erstwhile reports that Biden has insulted Netanyahu.
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"Like everyone successful nan management and immoderate Democrat pinch a pulse, he’s profoundly suspicious of Benjamin Netanyahu, and privately has called nan Israeli premier curate a ‘bad f---ing guy,’" Politico columnist Jonathan Martin wrote successful a portion informing Biden of leftist anger astatine his policies.
Biden spokesperson Andrew Bates disputed nan comments, telling Politico that "the president did not opportunity that, nor would he," besides stating that Biden and Netanyahu person "a decades-long narration that is respectful successful nationalist and successful private."
The Biden run did not respond to a petition for remark from Fox News Digital.
Fox News' Danielle Wallace and Brooke Singman contributed to this report.