US president-elect’s White House transition team has been “aggressively” pursuing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to attend the inauguration ceremony in Washington, DC later this month, the New York Post reported on Sunday. “There’s a plan for Trump to meet with Netanyahu,” a source close to the transition team said, according to the paper.

“They’re talking all the time. And Netanyahu is talking about possibly going to the inauguration,” the source was quoted as saying. The report said Trump staffers, led by son-in-law Jared Kushner, were “aggressively courting” the Israeli prime minister in an effort to persuade him to attend the January 20 ceremony. READ MORE