Poll: Israelis dissatisfied with Netanyahu's coronavirus handling
According to a recent survey, the majority of Israelis are not happy with the performance of Netanyahu towards the coronavirus crisis.
Palestine (Qodsna) - Sixty-five percent of Israelis think Zionist regime’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is responding poorly to the coronavirus crisis, a Israel's Channel 12 News poll released on Tuesday shows.
The poll also asked Israelis how they would vote if elections were held now. Netanyahu's Likud party, the survey says, would get 26 out of 120 Knesset seats, down three from Channel 12's previous poll two weeks ago and 10 from Likud's current Knesset representation of 36 seats.
Netanyahu's party took to Twitter to respond, claiming "the left-wing media inflates [Yamina's Naftali] Bennett to take down Prime Minister Netanyahu and Likud."
When asked whether the government should dissolve itself and go for a fourth round of elections, 49 percent of respondents said that they support early elections. Thirty percent said that the current Knesset should continue to govern, and 21 percent said that they didn’t know.
Thousands of Israelis protested in (al-Quds) Jerusalem on Saturday in the latest weekly demonstration against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, his handling of the coronavirus crisis, and the corruption charges he faces.
Notable in this election is Netanyahu's insistence on forming a government with the goal of escaping trial.Gantz, on the other hand, is not ready to ally with Netanyahu and wants to end his decade of power in any form.
Shortly before Israel’s 2015 elections, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu came to Washington to address a joint session of Congress, going over the heads of the president and the Democratic Party and ignoring criticism from the American and Israeli media and most major Jewish organizations in the United States. He did so for three reasons: A desire to win the elections scheduled for two weeks later, strong hostility toward President Barack Obama and a deep-seated aversion to several world ...