Sheetrit may get PM, opposition chief’s votes

As MKs start casting their ballots for Israel’s 10th president, sources in the PMO tell Channel 2 that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu may vote for Hatnua party MK Meir Sheetrit in the first round of voting, not for his fellow Likudnik Reuven Rivlin.

Hatnua party sources tell Maariv that they also succeeded in convincing opposition leader and Labor Party chief Isaac Herzog to back Sheetrit.

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