Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu decried what he described as election fraud on an unprecedented scale on Sunday, dubbing the establishment of a government with a slim Knesset majority as an attack on Israeli democracy itself.
Speaking before Likud lawmakers at a party faction meeting in the Knesset on Sunday, Netanyahu said that “journalists are taking part in this propaganda machine that enlisted in favor of the left, but you don’t have to be afraid of laying into” right-wing politicians who Netanyahu said are teaming up with the left.
Netanyahu went on to say that Israelis were “witnessing the biggest election fraud in the history of the country, in my opinion in the history of democracy.”
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In a Trumpian outburst at a meeting of his Likud party members in Jerusalem this afternoon, the Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu called the government about to be formed “the biggest election fraud in the history of the state” https://t.co/0IbWlcWqov
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