Netanyahu demands live TV showdown with his accusers

‘I have nothing to lose’, says Israeli prime minister implicated in three corruption cases as elections loom

Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has used a nationally broadcast address to demand that he be allowed to confront live on television the states’ witnesses who have implicated him in three corruption cases.

In a bizarre performance worthy of Donald Trump, Netanyahu suggested that the best resolution to his legal issues, which have cast a shadow over his hopes of re-election, should be a reality TV moment where he faces his accusers.

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Source: theguardian