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Israeli PM Netanyahu forms hard-right government for sixth term
The Lead with Jake Tapper
Jan 31, 2023

Amid concerns that recent violence between Israelis and Palestinians could spiral into chaos, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu joins to discuss his plans to address the violence and respond to criticisms about his newly formed right-wing government. Plus, formal criminal charges have been filed in the shooting on the set of the film “Rust.”