Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said today in an address to a joint meeting of Congress that the nuclear deal currently being pursued by the United States and Iran is “a bad deal” that would “spark a nuclear arms race in the most dangerous part of the planet.” Netanyahu said, “Any deal with Iran would include two major concessions.” The first “would leave Iran with a vast nuclear infrastructure,” with the second “lifting restrictions on that program in about a decade.” The speech comes after Republican congressional leaders extended the prime minister an invitation without any involvement from the White House. This breach in protocol spurred bipartisan debate, causing some Congressional democrats, including Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts), to boycott the speech. The President has also cited Israel’s upcoming elections as reason to avoid meeting with Netanyahu. Secretary of State, John Kerry, who is in Switzerland to resume talks with Iranian…