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Stained relations? Israeli PM accused of taking dirty laundry on state trips

27 days ago   |   By The Guardian

Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife said to pack soiled clothes to be cleaned on foreign trips While black-tie banquets, lavish royal receptions and priceless gifts are the most obvious extravagances of international diplomacy, Israel's leader and his wife have spotlighted a lesser-known perk of the state visit: free dry cleaning. Benjamin and Sara Netanyahu have developed a reputation for lugging bags and suitcases of dirty clothes on foreign trips to be laundered at another country's expense, a practice noticed by staff at the White House guesthouse, according to the Washington Post.
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Netanyahu dumps his dirty laundry on the White House

Netanyahu dumps his dirty laundry on the White House

27 days ago   |   By Daily Mail

The alleged laundry racket dates back years and aides of both Barack Obama and Donald Trump have described the familiar sight of Israeli laundry bags on trips to the United States.
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Netanyahu ‘bringing suitcases full of dirty laundry to the White House to be washed'

27 days ago   |   By The Independent

Israeli prime minister vehemently denies the reports
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Israeli PM Netanyahu always brings his dirty laundry to US state visits so White House staff can clean them for free, report says

Israeli PM Netanyahu always brings his dirty laundry to US state visits so White House staff can clean them for free, report says

27 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu consistently brings bags of dirty laundry when he and his family visit President Donald Trump in Washington, DC, so White House staff can clean it for free, according to The Washington Post.
"The Netanyahus are the only ones who bring actual suitcases of dirty laundry for us to clean," an anonymous US official told The Post. "After multiple trips, it became clear this was intentional."
Since former President Barack Obama's administration, the US government has offered laundry services to all foreign leaders for free,
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