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State Control Committee Chairman Ariel's statements follow reports that state comptroller will let Rivlin decide what to do with case.
Habayit Hayehudi candidates clash in English debate.
“I will fight fearlessly against corruption,” Shapira said in his first speech as comptroller.
Netanyahu said the decision was “unprecedented and harmed fundamental rights” that all citizens possess to finance legal defense costs.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
State Comptroller Joseph Shapira is set to decide whether Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu can accept donations from high-profile allies to pay for his legal defense in his corruption cases.
In mid-January, State Comptroller Joseph Shapira referred the issue to Mandelblit for legal consideration.
Netanyahu received illegal funding from his cousin, Nathan Milikowsky, amounting to $300,000.
Shapira’s review led to arrests
"Legal expenses arising from a criminal investigation, which includes a suspicion of criminal acts in connection with various capital owners, should not be carried out by financiers."
By YANIR COZIN,MOSHE COHEN
Normally clean Yesh Atid, Hatnua also fined.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Israel's comptroller reported on the faulty infrastructure creating a threat through out the state.
Comptroller blasts gov’t for deficiencies in medical, natural gas and Jewish Agency areas in annual report.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,SHARON UDASIN
The comptroller wrote that Netanyahu, like other ministers, failed to consult the proper committee on whether receipt of the travel funds violated the law.
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