Center-left candidate Benny Gantz declares victory over Benjamin Netanyahu in the Israeli elections, and is rejecting the prime minister’s call for negotiations over leading the government.
Israelis are due to cast their ballots on Tuesday in a parliamentary election for the second time this year. This comes six months after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a coalition, following his victory in the first election.
President Trump is dismissing a report, which claimed Israel had planted spy devices around the White House. While speaking with reporters Thursday, the president said Israel has no reason to spy on his administration due to his strong relations with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.