Asked if this is his last week as PM, Netanyahu berates reporter: ‘That’s what you’d like’

Raoul Wootliff is the The Times of Israel's political correspondent.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrives at the Knesset for the vote on Isreal’s new president in a fighting mood.

Asked on his way in by Channel 12 reporter Dana Weiss if this is his last week as prime minister, Netanyahu responds, “Are you asking because that’s your dream or as some sort of journalist? That’s what you’d like, isn’t it?”

Coalition negotiations to form a government to replace Netanyahu are ongoing ahead of the midnight deadline.

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