The prime minister met with presidential candidate Miriam Peretz at his Jerusalem office on Sunday and will be meeting Peretz's opponent, Jewish Agency chairman Isaac Herzog, on Monday.
Yesh Atid is angry at Knesset Speaker Yariv Levin for blocking votes on bills aimed at harming Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Canceling the president vote is the only way to force his hand.
“Netanayhu is playing with the operation in Gaza to drag out the mandate that Yesh Atid Chairman Yair Lapid has to form a government without any real plan,” a senior political adviser said.
"Netanyahu is playing on the operation in Gaza to use up the days given to Yesh Atid head Yair Lapid for the mandate to form a government, without any real plan."
If the bills pass - and most of them have a majority - they would be brought to a vote in the Knesset plenum on Wednesday.
High Court freezes appointment of Likudnik and Regional Cooperation Minister Ofir Akunis, may be on the verge of appointing Defense Minister and Blue and White chairman Benny Gantz
The committee approved 3 deputy Knesset speakers: Abbas, Matan Kahana (Yamina) and Yaakov Margi (Shas). No deputies from Center or Left unless the anti-Netanyahu bloc forms the government.
Netanyahu has offered a rotation as prime minister to Knesset Speaker Yariv Levin (Likud), Shas leader Arye Deri and Blue and White chairman Benny Gantz, but none of the offers were taken seriously.