Israeli prime minister asks parliament for immunity from prosecution

Thursday, January 2, 2020 - 5:08pm

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While Benjamin Netanyahu doesn't seem to have a majority to get immunity, his trial in three separate cases can't begin until the Knesset House Committee discusses his request, thus postponing procedures against him. But the committee is not expected to be assembled before Israel's upcoming March election. Host Marco Werman speaks with Yohanan Plesner, the president of the Israel Democracy Institute.