Blue and White

Blue and White Reneges on Commitment Not to Govern with Arab Parties’ Support

Blue and White number two MK Yair Lapid on Tuesday said the only way to avoid the “catastrophe” of fourth elections was to form a narrow minority government with the backing of the Arab-majority Joint List, reneging on campaign promises that his party would never rely on support from the Arab factions.

In this Monday, Oct. 31, 2016 photo, Israeli Knesset member, Yair Lapid, leader of the Yesh Atid party, gives an interview to The Associated Press, in his office at the Knesset, Israel's parliament, in Jerusalem. Lapid believes he has finally found a formula that will allow him to do something …