State Comptroller Joseph Shapira 370.
(photo credit: Marc Israel Sellem)
State Comptroller Joseph Shapira said on Monday he hoped to publish a special
report on Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s expenses within approximately two
weeks, Army Radio reported.
“The issue will be reviewed and
recommendations made,” Shapira said.
Following his appearance on Army
Radio, Shapira’s spokesman clarified that a draft of the report would be sent
only to “those being evaluated” within two to three weeks and that evaluations
of the issues were at a “very intense stage.”
The spokesman added that
following receipt of comments from those being investigated and review of those
comments, a final report would be made public at a later date.
leader Isaac Herzog (Labor) said while Netanyahu deserves respect and that the
government should cover the expenses of his job, his spending is
disproportionate and does not respect the public’s criticism.
to remember that the public gives him the ticket to enter the Prime Minister’s
Residence, and the public can remove him from there,” Herzog said.
also called for a law to be passed requiring transparency in the prime