"This is like a couple who wants a divorce and are about to sign on it any minute," Coalition chairman Miki Zohar claimed.
The Blue and White party stressed that they would "not allow anti-democratic legislation."
Likud MK Shlomo Karhi begins effort to oust Zohar as Likud faction chair and coalition chair, but backs down after PM Netanyahu intervenes.
The series of disciplinary actions led to heavy criticism from one Likud MK, protest from another, and denunciation by opposition MKs of what were described as Zohar’s heavy-handed actions.
Likud MK and coalition chair Miki Zohar calls for Finance Minister Yisrael Katz, also of the Likud, to be dismissed by prime minister.
Chairman of the Coalition Miki Zohar slammed recent government decision to shut businesses while waving protests.
The proposed deal was revealed on Thursday by Likud MK David Bitan, who called it a “new low” for the party.
Blue and White officials sent a message to all their MKs, requesting that they vote for the Likud candidate, after believing that Zohar's threat had been genuine.
In Israel there are several reasons why the opposition is particularly weak.
Incumbent World Likud chair insists he’s still in poll position to stay in post.