"As a single achievement, that would be a really great achievement," he said.
Jonathan Pollard was released from prison after 30 years on Friday.
“Conversation fertilizes thought,” he told a crowd at the Center for American Progress.
The Israeli leader thanked the president for having his country’s back.
The two leaders met in person for the first time in over a year.
The former president marked the 20th anniversary of Yitzhak Rabin's assassination.
The meeting comes after criticism about the administration's response.
"As soon as he drops in the polls, he's gone," predicted the former "The Tonight Show" host.
Like most resolutions about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, H.Res. 293 is unabashedly one-sided.
There could not be better timing for a fearless champion of peace to visit the US.
It will be their first face-to-face meeting since the Iran deal was finalized.
Tom Cotton, a leading opponent of the Iran deal, is on a weeklong trip to Israel.
Ezra Schwartz, 18, was killed while delivering food to Israeli soldiers in the West Bank.
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Netanyahu said the year “had not been simple.”
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Visit comes after months of rancor between Israeli PM and Democrats.
The site has been at the center of deadly violence between Israelis and Palestinians.
“It made me feel so sad that the Democratic Party has dropped so far," he said.
“Utter silence. Deafening silence,” said the Israeli leader.
But what about us, here in America?
By opposing the Iran deal, AIPAC alienated the president and Democrats, and for what?
"We have to fight with Iran against Israel" in the event of war, Trump claimed.
“We are opposed to a militarized nuclear program in Iran,” Netanyahu said.