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Why Gideon Saar Is Running Against Benjamin Netanyahu

Clip: 01/14/2021 | 2m 52s | Video has closed captioning.

Gideon Saar was a previously a member of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud Party and a cabinet secretary in his government, but he has now broken away to form his own political faction, New Hope. He is now the candidate with perhaps the best chance of ousting Netanyahu as prime minister. He joins the program to explain why he is running.

Aired: 01/14/21

Rating: NR

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