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Indicted Likud MK said to want senior Knesset post, with preference for speakership

Likud MK David Bitan at the Knesset in Jerusalem on July 6, 2021. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)
Likud MK David Bitan at the Knesset in Jerusalem on July 6, 2021. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

Blocked from serving as a minister due to a graft indictment, Likud MK David Bitan is demanding a senior parliamentary post in the next Knesset, with a preference for the speakership, the Kan public broadcaster reports.

The report says Bitan hasn’t made an ultimatum to Netanyahu and that the demand was raised in talks with associates.

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