Olmert to US: "Israel will never let you down"

Amid a lengthy round of applause, including a standing ovation from US lawmakers, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert addressed the US congress Wednesday evening with a speech largely aimed at striking a nerve with the American public. Olmert began his speech by praising the United States, its strength and democracy, and pledged that "Israel would never let you down," once again receiving a rousing ovation.