Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said President Biden had warned against moving ahead with a bill to reform the country’s judicial system, which he said threatened Israeli democracy.
Netanyahu claims Israel’s Supreme Court has become “too powerful” and his legislation has made him more accountable to the public, but his legislative proposal has met with mounting protests inside and outside Israel. It is
from now on “Uncensored Piers Morgan” In an interview aired on Fox Nation Monday, Netanyahu detailed his conversation with Biden after the decision.
“Well, first of all, we talked about security in Iran. A lot of things. But he brought it up [concerns over threat to Israel’s democracy] And I assured him what I assured you: Israel is and will remain a democracy,” Netanyahu said of his conversation with Biden.
Netanyahu told Piers Morgan that Israeli democracy is safe
During the interview, Netanyahu also took aim at former President Trump’s secret dinner with Kanye West and white supremacist Nick Fuentes, saying it “should be blamed and blamed.”
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“I thought it was terrible. I think it’s a big mistake. It’s wrong from every point of view. [antisemitism] It shouldn’t be tolerated, it shouldn’t be accepted, it should be reprimanded and condemned, that’s what I do. And I don’t care where or who it comes from.” Netanyahu told Morgan.
In November, Trump invited Fuentes and West, who are known to make anti-Semitic and racist remarks, to a dinner in Marlago.
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The former president quickly faced backlash from prominent members of the party, including Senate Minority Leaders, and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said that anyone who met with an individual who held Fuentes and West’s views would “It is very unlikely that he will be elected president of the United States,” he said.
Fox News’ Brooke Singman contributed to this report.