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President Obama is just finished speaking to one of the most influential pro Israel groups in the country.
The speech -- came with warnings for a -- -- insistence that the US has Israel's back.
Season Connie is live at the White House this morning this is -- -- -- Steve.
Hi Shannon -- fairly tough talk on Iran this morning from President Obama he restated his determination that Iran should not get a nuclear weapon.
And said that while he supports sanctions and diplomacy for the time being all elements of American power could be used let's listen.
-- leaders should understand that I do not have a policy of containment I have a policy to prevent.
Iran from obtaining a nuclear -- How the president said he will not hesitate to use force if necessary and reaffirmed that Israel has a sovereign right to make its own security decisions all of this of course -- a brand continues enriching uranium in the west continues to.
To worry that it's on track to develop a nuclear weapon the president.
Said now is the time to let sanctions have their desired effect but he said we should also and that drumbeat of war.
Israel's become increasingly impatient with the -- and is threatening to launch a preemptive strike to take out its enrichment capability.
Here's the Israeli President just this morning at -- A piece.
That is a good game for both of us is and I know -- they have put us in Iran.
Your job isn't even cool.
-- -- up the regime.
Is just based on the stock option.
It is after strong -- human dignity.
Now Republicans -- question the president's commitment to support Israel even if it does make a decision to go to war unilaterally against Iran.
And -- there urging the president to deliver strong message when he meets tomorrow with Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu here's Eric Cantor.
And what the president needs to do he needs to send a signal of certainty.
That he knew he does mean what he says and that we will not tolerate.
-- in an Iran that is nuclear capable.
You know I think the fear is that we are going to allow Iran.
To reach the level of capability and then it will be too late.
In terms of stopping it from having a nuclear bomb and so the next chapter all this is that meeting tomorrow between Benjamin Netanyahu and Barack Obama here at the White House right here right.
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