In new excerpts from negotiations between prime minister and publisher of Yedioth Ahronoth daily, Netanyahu and Mozes discuss potential journalists who could be recruited to 'lower hostility.'
Netanyahu Promised to Media Mogul to Stifle Adelson's Daily: 'We Can Legislate It, We'll Set Up a Committee'
Prime minister and media mogul Arnon Mozes discussed mechanics of enacting bill stifling pro-Netanyahu freebie, in return for favorable coverage on Mozes' daily, Channel 2 reports. Netanyahu also tried to help Mozes sell his newspaper to foreign businessmen.
'We will not be selling any of our boots with the misprint to anyone,' says manufacturer Conal International Trading, after boots leave a trail of derision online and a strong endorsement by Nazi website Daily Stormer.
The planned interrogations are part of an effort by Attorney General Avichai Mendelblit to speed up the probe of the case.
Former State Prosecutor Eran Shendar says gifts of cigars to Netanyahu from someone with media interests was a 'conflict of interest.'
National Front leader and Trump admirer Marine Le Pen did not have a planned meeting with the president-elect, according to an aide.
Former State Prosecutor Eran Shendar also says in radio interview that gifts of cigars to Netanyahu from someone with media interests was a 'conflict of interest.'
Columnist Sima Kadmon, whose boss Arnon Mozes is entangled in a corruption scandal with Benjamin Netanyahu, says she was shocked by revelations, calling the story 'a punch to the stomach.'
'An office holder threatened with extortion goes to the police, but he didn't,' says Justice Eliyahu Matza, dismissing claims by Netanyahu's associates.
ADL says Trump's 'use of Nazi Germany to make a political analogy is not only an inappropriate comparison on the merits, but it also coarsens our discourse and diminishes the horror of the Holocaust.'