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Israel Election Results: Netanyahu Brought a Disaster on Likud
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Published 5 years ago on
September 18, 2019

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After a crude and thuggish campaign, in which he trampled the election laws alongside his son, who attacked every government institution, it looks as though Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is closer than ever to losing power. Avigdor Lieberman, on the other hand, who repeated his pre-election promises, will probably be the key person in the next Knesset. (Live election results – click here)
Lieberman took to the stage shortly before midnight and fired this major statement: Everything I promised before the election I will fulfill after the election. In other words – only a liberal national unity government, with him, Likud and Kahol Lavan.
If the TV exit polls did not fall victim to an extreme tsunami of lies, then as of Tuesday night the Netanyahu era as we have known it in the past decade is over. Only on Thursday afternoon, at the earliest, will we know for certain whether the man who for the past 111 days has been waging the battle of his life – in political and mainly in personal and legal terms – is about to lose his entire world.

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