Gantz’s party says it thwarted Netanyahu’s ‘scheme,’ vows to protect democracy

After Prime Minister Netanyahu’s U-turn agreeing to make Benny Gantz justice minister, Gantz’s Blue and White party says in a tweet that it will “continue to safeguard democracy.”

Blue and White claims it has thwarted a plot — nicknamed the “April scheme” — by Netanyahu to fire center-left ministers and take control over the power-sharing government.

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