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Deadlocked in 3 votes, Israel tries to avert 4th; Netanyahu looks for defectors, but his foes hold firm

Mar 05, 2020 - The Boston Globe

ABSTRACT

Benjamin Netanyahu is looking for defectors to build a majority, but his opponents are holding fast, determined to see him off into retirement.

BODY

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gestured while meeting with Israel's right-wing bloc.

JERUSALEM — With Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's supporters for another term outnumbered by lawmakers who want him gone, Israel's political system — having cranked through the motions of a third election in l...