Likud MK David Bitan predicts the judicial overhaul legislation will not return in its current form, but says the coalition will push through a package of changes to the judicial system.
In an interview with Channel 12 news, Bitan says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu understands the potential economic and diplomatic consequences if some of the most far-reaching proposals pass. He adds that he doesn’t believe Justice Minister Yariv Levin will step in pto rotest.
Bitan says that Netanyahu realizes he made a mistake and accuses Levin of hurting the Likud party, saying the tactics and strategy for advancing the shakeup to the judicial system were wrong.
The Likud MK also says the new ministerial committee to address rising prices that Netanyahu announced earlier today isn’t enough.
The premier said he’ll form the panel at today’s cabinet meeting, during which he was seated alongside Levin. “The fight against the cost of living tops our government’s list of national priorities,” Netanyahu said.