Netanyahu opens fire on future Likud contenders

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Netanyahu opens fire on future Likud contenders
Both Israel Katz and Nir Barkat have said they would run for Likud leader in the post-Netanyahu era but would not run against him.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Published: DECEMBER 22, 2021

Opposition leader Benjamin Netanyahu surprised members of his Likud Party late Tuesday night when he attacked two future Likud leadership contenders in a social media post. Netanyahu’s criticism was about a group of nearly 10,000 Likud activists called the New Likudniks, whom he has been trying to purge from the party. The former prime minister believes the group is infiltrating the party in an attempt to shift it leftward, a charge the group’s leaders deny. He targeted MK Israel Katz, who heads the Likud’s governing secretariat.

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