Likud dismisses claims Netanyahu wouldn't work well with Obama

Likud on Friday dismissed claims by Welfare and Social Services Minister Isaac Herzog that party chairman Binyamin Netanyahu as prime minister would find it difficult to work with new US President Barack Obama. Likud stated that Netanyahu knew the leaders of the US administration well and spoke with them on a regular basis. The party went on to say that Netanyahu had cooperated well with Washington in the past and would do so in the future, Army Radio reported.