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With Cloud Hanging Over White House, Trump Welcomes Israeli Prime Minister04:35

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President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu participate in a joint news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (Evan Vucci/AP)closemore
President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu participate in a joint news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (Evan Vucci/AP)

President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are set to meet at the White House on Wednesday.

It comes at a difficult time for the Trump administration after the resignation of national security adviser Michael Flynn on Monday, and reports that Trump campaign staff had repeated contact with Russian intelligence officials before the election.

NPR's Domenico Montanaro (@DomenicoNPR) joins Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti to discuss the political news of the day.

This segment aired on February 15, 2017.

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