“PM Netanyahu goes on attack after police say there is enough evidence to indict him for bribery, fraud, breach of trust”

Israeli public supports Netanyahu, Likud activists see him retaining power
by Ariel Ben Solomon
February 14, 2018

Just as President Donald Trump overcame the media and left-wing establishment to win the election despite his bluster and personal baggage, so, too, is Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu defying the odds in Israel. Despite recommendations by the Israeli police to indict the premier for bribery and breach of trust, his poll numbers are rising. According to poll results released by Channel 2 News on Wednesday, Netanyahu’s Likud Party would gain one Knesset seat and rise to 26 from 25 in the last poll. The closest competitor, Yesh Atid’s Yair Lapid, would drop two seats, from 24 to 22. READ MORE

ISRAEL HAYOM PM: Police report ‘biased, full of holes,’ nothing will come of bribery charges

JERUSALEM POST Netanyahu and his family are alleged to have received gifts of a total value of NIS 1 million [approx $283,000 USD], which included cigars, champagne and jewelry

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