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Yeah right there we are coming -- you live tonight from historic.
Union terminal and Cincinnati Ohio.
We'll have extensive coverage of what's going on here in this crucial Super Tuesday state.
As well as some of the other nine states that are part of tomorrow's important elections but we Begin tonight with the potentially explosive situation involving the US.
Israel and Iran.
Today President Obama met with Israel's prime minister a pairing that has not always gone smoothly.
-- White House correspondent Ed Henry shows us what happened today.
Their relationship has been rocky.
But at the start of two intense hours in the Oval Office with the Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu president Obama's -- the bond is unbreakable.
Top US officials are taking great pains in private to say they have a healthy relationship.
As the president in public insisted he will have Israel's back.
-- my policy of prevention of Iran.
Obtaining nuclear weapons.
When I -- all options at a table I mean.
What's remarkable is the president still has to convince Netanyahu he means it despite over three years of close consultations.
Senior US officials flat out admit the point of that speech Sunday at eight -- in part.
Was to reassure Netanyahu about the president's seriousness of purpose.
Iran's leaders should have no doubt about the resolve the United States.
Just as they should not doubt.
Israel's sovereign right to make its own decisions that last part was jumped on by Netanyahu said Israel must be the master of its -- all of -- suggesting he has a Green light to launch a unilateral strike when it comes to -- security.
-- -- Has the right.
Sovereign right to -- -- -- some decisions senior US officials insist all the president was saying is he respects Israel's right to make its own decision.
In the White House firmly believes it would take Iran up to a year to actually build a nuclear weapon providing a window of time for sanctions to work.
Both the prime minister and I prefer.
To resolve this -- matter.
There was daylight between them because Netanyahu never said he preferred the diplomatic route.
And the president looked uncomfortable.
As the prime minister seemed to be slightly trying to bring the allies even closer together.
For them into the great Satan remove certain.
For -- we are you and your us.
And -- also -- was president.
At least on this last point I was there -- we are you ignore us where to go over.
Today the White House announced a presidential news conference tomorrow afternoon that had the dual value of allowing the president.
-- not take questions today in the Oval Office with the prime minister.
And allows him to try and step on Super Tuesday.
-- and a lot of north lawn Ed thank.
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