“Netanyahu had the best chance to form a government,” Rivlin said in a speech alongside the prime minister.

JERUSALEM POST
Rivlin gives Netanyahu mandate to form government
by Gil Hoffman
September 26, 2019

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been given the chance to form a government for the sixth time on Wednesday, after succeeding in his five terms in office but not having the opportunity to do so following the April election. President Reuven Rivlin formally gave Netanyahu four weeks to form the government, after a meeting at the President’s Residence with Blue and White leader Benny Gantz failed to bring about a breakthrough. The deadline will be October 24…A Channel 12 poll broadcast Wednesday night found that the public prefers Netanyahu go first in a rotation with Gantz. READ MORE

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