Prime Minister Netanyahu’s Likud party is gathering information about former IDF chief of staff Benny Gantz in an attempt to find embarrassing stories that could undermine his candidacy in the elections, Israeli Yedioth Ahronoth daily reported on Sunday.
Gantz, who formed his own party Hosen Yisrael, is currently seen as the only real threat to Netanyahu in the April 9 elections. The report by Yedioth Ahronoth suggested that Likud is gathering a “Gantz file” consisting of stories and testimonies by subordinates who served under the former IDF chief.
The “files” will reportedly also portray Gantz’ handling of Hamas in the 2014 Gaza war as a failure, since he was IDF chief at the time.
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