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

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

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