Dem rep: Netanyahu speech ‘preachy’

Democratic Rep. Jim McDermott called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to a joint session of Congress Tuesday "preachy."

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The Washington state lawmaker told The Hill he watched the address from his office.

Asked to characterize the speech, McDermott said, "Preachy. It was like we didn't know who Iran was. ... It really was very insulting to the president in my view."

Take a look at McDermott's other choice comments on the speech in his video interview with The Hill.