Bill could heighten coalition tensions since Blue and White supports amendment of controversial nation state law to anchor concept of equality of all citizens in law.
The opposition leader said that Netanyahu and his supporters, “instead of stepping on brakes… are slamming down on the accelerator.”
Lapid: Netanyahu needs to fire Amir Ohana
Oversight in hindsight is no oversight at all. The prime minister will put facts on the ground and by then it will be too late. That’s what he’s counting on.
Yamina continued to rise in the polls, receiving 16 seats in the N13 poll and 15 in the N12 poll, more than twice their current amount (6).
Opposition leader and Yesh Atid leader MK Yair Lapid decried the bill saying it would hand extraordinary powers to the prime minister who, he said, had failed in his management of the epidemic.
Likud minister, coalition chair trade threats and insults in ugly spat during Knesset committee hearing
Yesh Atid leader’s plan includes steps to open the skies by September 1, reduce rnumber of ministers to 18.
"The protesters do not intend to be nice," one of the organizers said.
Asked how far Israel was from violent unrest, Lapid said: "Not that far. Not far enough."