Bennett pummels Netanyahu over his pandemic management: ‘The nation lost its faith’

Yamina MK Naftali Bennett tears into Prime Minister Netanyahu after the premier touted the government’s imposition of a nationwide coronavirus lockdown to curb sky-high infection rates.

“Mr. Prime Minister, you know why there is such a loss of the public’s trust in the government? Because you don’t tell the truth. A lockdown isn’t an image of victory. A lockdown is an image of a failure. A terrible failure,” Bennett says during a speech from the Knesset rostrum.

He adds: “States that conduct themselves badly reach lockdowns. Whoever says they are all reaching a lockdown is lying. The nation lost its faith in you because you don’t believe in the nation. Whoever believes in the nation doesn’t use a lockdown and take pride in it.”

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