Chuck Schumer has broken with President Obama and will back a bill that will allow Congress to review the Iran nuclear framework deal announced last week.
President Rueven Rivlin accepted Benjamin Netanyahu's new government in a Knesset ceremony today, officially marking Bibi's fourth term as prime minister.
House Speaker John Boehner is set to travel to Israel in the near future.
Benjamin Netanyahu has received a majority of 67 Knesset members supporting his right to form the next Israeli government.
In his first interview since Israel's election, Netanyahu seemed to backtrack on far right statements against a two-state solution.
In an election with the highest turnout of voters since 1999, a record 28 women have been chosen for the 20th Knesset.
US Jewish groups have sent congratulations to Benjamin Netanyahu on his election win, making him prime minister of Israel for a fourth term.
Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party surged ahead to make clear that Bibi will likely sit as prime minister for a fourth term.
Early exit polls put Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party at the head of today's vote.
A record number of Israelis turned out to vote in the first three hours of polling today.