AG vetoes Netanyahu’s offer to lead dialogue on judicial reform

PM Binyamin Netanyahu offered Monday to lead a dialogue on the president’s five-point formula for the government’s controversial judicial reform bill  The attorney general vetoed his offer due to “a conflict of interest.”Later, Justice Minister Yariv Levin and Law Committee Chairman Simha Rotman invited opposition leaders MKs Yair Lapid and Benny Ganz to join them that night without preconditions to discuss a compromise on the bill. Lapid agreed, provided they halted the bill’s  passage. The government earlier offered to wait a week before referring the bill to the full Knesset plenum after it passed through the Law Committee Monday morning.

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