MK Yair Lapid excoriated Prime Minister Netanyahu Monday, accusing Netanyahu of attempting to become a “dictator” and comparing him to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Speaking at a meeting of the Kichol V’lavan party, Lapid blasted Netanyahu’s effort to build support for an amendment to Israel’s Immunity Law, with the aim of extending immunity automatically to all sitting lawmakers. .
“We have been given a second chance,” said Lapid. “For all the wrong reasons, the right thing has happened. Netanyahu tried to form a government of extortion and extremism to keep him out prison. He failed. He wanted to be a dictator like Erdogan, he failed. The country told him, “enough. You’ve gone too far. We don’t work for you.”
“We have a second chance. It doesn’t happen often in life. A second chance to form a national unity government led by Benny Gantz, which will first bring calm. Which will wake up in the morning and get to work.”
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