State Comptroller approves Netanyahu loan request for legal fees

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
September 4, 2019 19:50
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After being rejected twice by a State Comptroller committee, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu received permission to take out a loan from American businessman Spencer Partridge to fund his legal fees, Ynet reported.   

New State Comptroller Matanyahu Englman changed the makeup of a key committee in August that decides how Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu can finance his legal defense against public corruption charges, as well as other monetary questions relating to public servants.


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