Blue and White rebel MK: ‘Don’t know about the party — unity is good for country’

Yoaz Hendel, a rebel Blue and White MK, tweets: “I don’t know what’s good for the party, but I know a unity government is good for the State of Israel.”

Hendel and another right-leaningMK, Zvi Hauser, have become thorns in the party leadership’s side in recent days due to their stark opposition to forming a minority government with outside support from Arab legislators.

The two have reportedly told party leaders they would not vote for such a government — likely dooming any such vote to failure due to the tight majority margins in the Knesset.

Knesset members Yoaz Hendel (L) and Zvi Hauser (R) seen at the Knesset , ahead of the opening session of the new government, on April 29, 2019 (Noam Revkin Fenton/Flash90)

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