“Netanyahu has been lackadaisical about preparing for his trial – changing his main lawyer three times since May “

JERUSALEM POST
Little chance Netanyahu will get plea deal to avoid trial
by Yonah Jeremy Bob
November 11, 2020

There is little chance Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit will give Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a plea bargain deal that would allow him to avoid a public corruption trial, The Jerusalem Post has learned but if, however, Netanyahu asks for a deal, it seems quite likely that Mandelblit will only agree to one that includes jail time, despite pro forma denials of specific conditions. This was a break from what sources had told The Post in 2018 when claiming, at the time, that the Justice Ministry was prepared to cut a deal with Netanyahu that would have likely included a conviction on a lesser charge, retirement from politics and no jail time. READ MORE

This entry was posted in Israel & Middle East, Politics and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.