"The government will be run in rotation. Netanyahu first. Then Gantz. Why? Because Gantz must have a training period."
Graham believes there would be more than enough votes to override a presidential veto: "Who the hell supports Erdogan over the Kurds?"
A senior Yamina official rejected Netanyahu's request, telling Srugim, quite crudely, "We are not his chumps."
"Netanyahu agreed to go out on leave of absence in order to make forming a government possible. It's more than a simple show of leadership,” Edelstein pointed out.
The Likud said in response that they were "amazed at the decision by Blue&White to blow up the negotiations and cancel the meetings."
If Netanyahu comes in with 55 seats, he shouldn't really have to offer a rotation at the helm, seeing as Gantz only has 44 backers.
49% said they thought a Blue&White minority government, with Labor, the Democratic Camp and outside support from the Joint Arab List would be an illegitimate government.
For Lapid, a rotation government would kill his own rotation deal with Benny Gantz (Lapid, who never graduated from high school, is not great with simple fractions).
Yamina has seven Knesset seats, making it more a charity case than a threat in Netanyahu's plans.
If this were a drinking game where the reader downed a shot each time we mentioned (who happens to be Jewish), the reader would be thoroughly inebriated by now.
Mohamad wrote in his book “The Makay Dilemma” (1970): “The Jews are not merely hook-nosed, but understand money instinctively.”
Should Netanyahu not give up on any of his partners in the 55-MK bloc on the right, and Gantz also remains loyal to his own natural partners – their unity government would reach 99 MKs.
In July 2007, Shaham was appointed deputy commander of the Jerusalem District, after the High Court of Justice had rejected a petition against his appointment. Yes, your defenders of democracy in action...
Blue&White told the Joint Arab List they reject their demands to repeal the Nationality Law, and the law that boosts enforcement of measures against illegal construction in the Arab sector.
Sarsour shared a platform with and praised Rasmea Odeh – a Palestinian-Arab terrorist responsible for murdering Jewish students.
Liberman posted on his Facebook page that there was no agreement between himself and Blue&White chairman Benny Gantz, and that his party knows how to get by in both the coalition and the opposition.
Gantz would have to come up with a solution that won't involve a Lapid faction walkout and still make it worthwhile for the Haredim to join.
Sources in the Joint Arab List said on Saturday that a formal decision on the recommendation would only be made Sunday.
And what a fine mess we are still in.
Netanyahu expressed surprise that Gantz refused to even meet him for talks.
“The people did not decide between the two blocs."
Netanyahu reportedly said voter turnout in Likud strongholds and in the settlements was low, and in a third election voter turnout in those locations would be higher.
There are no simple solutions to Israel's tight deadlock, other than Israel Beiteinu chairman Avigdor Liberman waking up from his 4-month drunk and saying, "I did what?"
The rightwing bloc is larger, but doesn't have the requisite 61 seats.
Otzma Yehudit does not cross the vote threshold in any of the major polls.
The small parties generally attract a fixed number of voters, and their weight will decline the larger the overall vote.
The three resignations came following accusations that Mallory and another early organizer of the march on Washington, Carmen Perez-Jordan, had made anti-Semitic remarks.
"This is a definite case of government by civil servants," Regavim said.
Im Tirtzu's legal division hailed the ruling as "a great victory for Israeli democracy."
MK Gideon Sa'ar (Likud), considered Netanyahu's heir apparent, said "attempts to stick a wedge into the Likud leadership will not succeed."