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As Clock Winds Down on Lapid's Mandate, Bennett Set to Be PM

Lapid’s offer to Bennett is still on the table, but even if the saga ends with Bennett as prime minister, the past two months raise serious concerns as to his suitability for the position

Yossi Verter
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On Monday morning, in the depths of the Knesset chamber, coalition whip Miki Zohar (Likud) stepped over to opposition leader Yair Lapid (Yesh Atid). “C’mon Yair, let’s form a government, you first in the rotation, Bibi second,” he urged, referring to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by his nickname.

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