Netanyahu angrily rejected the accusations, which included accepting nearly $300,000 in gifts from a pair of billionaires. He accused police of being on a witch hunt, vowed to remain in office and even seek re-election.
Israeli police on Tuesday recommended that Benjamin Netanyahu be indicted on bribery and breach of trust charges in a pair of corruption cases, dealing an embarrassing blow to the embattled prime minister that is likely to fuel calls for him to step down.
Netanyahu will await a final decision by Israel’s attorney-general on whether he will face charges
The police announcement that Israel’s prime minister accepted nearly $300,000 in gifts from two billionaires dealt an embarrassing blow after years of investigations.