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Bennett meets Yamina would-be-rebel MK Nir Orbach

Yamina party leader and PM-designate Naftali Bennett is meeting Yamina MK Nir Orbach in Bennett’s Ra’anana home.

Orbach, who has been openly second-guessing in recent days his initial support for the broad-based coalition agreed to last night, said earlier today that he was withdrawing his signature from a petition to replace Knesset Speaker Yariv Levin of Likud.

The move could leave Levin in his post and enable him to delay the expected Monday vote on the new government while Likud works to peel away rebels from the new coalition.

At 61 seats, the new coalition cannot afford to lose any members.

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