Israeli prime minister indicted, faces bribery and fraud charges

Benjamin Netanyahu, who was also charged with breach of trust after alleged wrongdoings, claimed he is the victim of a coup attempt.
0:53 | 11/22/19

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We go overseas to Israel where prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu who has been indicted on bribery and fraud charges is trying to hold on to his job and James Longman has the latest from London. Good morning, James. Reporter: That's right. Good morning. One of America's closest allies has been thrown into turmoil. Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been formally charged with bribery, fraud and breach of trust. He is the first ever sitting Israeli prime minister to face such charges and the list of alleged wrongdoing. Pink champagne and cigars offered to him for favors and a quid pro quo relationship with a telecom tycoon in return for favorable news coverage. He's skroued to Tay in office using perhaps the language of his close ally, Donald Trump, he's called the investigation a witch-hunt but the corruption allegations against him have bubbled for months and the country's attorney general says the ruling shows no one is above the law.

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