Tv analyst: Netanyahu not but reconciled to dropping power, however his Likud MKs are
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is “not but reconciled” to dropping power, however his Likud celebration MKs usually are, Channel 12’s political correspondent Yaron Avraham says.
“Netanyahu Continues to be battling… He’s nonetheless hoping that one factor will go incorrect [Inside the eight-celebration coalition set to be sworn in Sunday]… thOn there’ll be one other [Avichai] Chikli” — the Yamina MK who has said He’ll vote in the direction of The mannequin new authorities. “He hasn’t given up.”
Avraham notes that Netanyahu has no intention of quitting politics if The mannequin new authorities wins Knesset approval. “He’ll go into the opplace… And that i’m Not sure there’ll be a [festive] ceremony [when he palms over power to Prime Minister-designate Naftali Bennett].”
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu all by way of a Likud celebration meeting On the Knesset, on June 6, 2021. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)
As for Likud MKs, says Avraham, however, They’re already eyeing which Knesset committee roles They might search, “And the method they’ll Be In a place To assemble their [private] power bases in subsequent Likud primaries.”
“So, I’d distinguish between Likud, the place There’s reconciliation [to The approaching finish of their time period in office], and The One which Continues to be On The very biggest, for whom the penny has not but dropped.”
Main Likud MKs Miki Zohar and David Bitan have each acknowledged Prior to now two days thOn the so-referred to as change authorities, which anticipates a 61-59 majority, is Extra probably to win Knesset approval. Channel 12 says The two members of Ta’al faction of the primarily Arab Joint Itemizing Will not vote in the direction of The mannequin new coalition, probably enabling a 61-57 majority for the incoming Bennett-Yair Lapid coalition, with two abstentions.