"None of us was born a minister, Opposition is not a dirty word."
Netanyahu told his rightwing partners not to believe the media reports about the portfolio distributions to Blue&White... they don't believe him.
Here's a wild prediction: Israel Resilience may turn out to be a perfect fit with Likud.
Bibi understood, with the mystical foresight of a hunter, that Gantz did not have it in him, Gantz did not have the killer's instinct, the total dedication, the unbound desire.
Yair Lapid will be the head of the opposition.
Yair Lapid (Yesh Atid), Gantz's partner strongly opposes the move.
Edelstein said the court had been "dragged into political negotiations" instead of allowing the Knesset to elect a new speaker with a broad consent.
Edelstein's resignation thwarted the possibility of holding a vote for a new Speaker until Monday.
The protesters showed up in their cars to say the High Court had crossed a red line by unlawfully interfering in the Knesset's agenda and by ruling in direct contravention of the Basic Law of the Knesset.
Edelstein is reportedly furious at the High Court panel of five justices, especially since they obviously didn't bother to read his lengthy and well annotated response.
"In one of the most difficult crises since the establishment of the state, the legal system is attempting a government coup in the State of Israel, no less."
"Surrender, withdrawal, and even breach of election promises are not necessarily the worst choices."
The Joint Arab List sees itself as naturally entitled to what has to be the most vital Knesset committee, bar none, because they are the third largest faction in the Knesset.
Netanyahu described an offer that is far too generous, yet still being rejected by Blue&White.
A month ago, Gantz stepped on the biggest political landmine of his short career when he had to decide: Tibi or Bibi.
Reassess or not, this campaign is all Joe Biden, which may not turn out to be such a good thing for the Democrats
And this is the level to which Blue&White is prepared, nay, happy to sink in order to replace Netanyahu at the helm.
Disconnect: Health Ministry Warns Thousands Will Die, Yair Lapid Says Forced Isolation Is Dictatorship
Yair Lapid's follower David Roth wrote him Tuesday night: All I care about is for Israel not to become another Italy. Stop messing around and join an emergency government.
All in all, fourth elections could spell the collapse of Blue&White, in a fashion reminiscent of Labor's stunning crash from 24 to barely half a dozen in the last successive elections.
It is currently forbidden to assemble in groups of more than 10.
The Palestinian Authority put a lot of pressure on the Arab party to help Gantz oust Netanyahu.
"Don't you understand that's exactly why he called you, so he wouldn't have to include the List?"
Liberman won't sit in a government supported by the Arabs and the Arabs refuse to support a government with Liberman in it.
In less than 24 hours, Benny Gantz will receive the mandate to form a government; then it will be clear which support he really has.
“Tomorrow around midday the president will assign the task of forming the government to the head of Kachol Lavan, MK Benny Gantz,” the president's office said.
On Sunday afternoon, should the representatives of Labor, Meretz and Israel Beiteinu all recommend Gantz as well, then Gantz will have to be the president's choice.
"There is no basis for such serious charges against Netanyahu."
Blue&White are trying to maneuver the Likud into accepting the Joint Arab List as a kosher party.
People close to Gantz said on Thursday that, emergency, shmermengency, their most important goal is to maintain their 61-seat majority in the Knesset.
Gantz may be conditioning his acceptance on Bibi including the anti-Zionist Arab party into the emergency coalition.