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  Tevet 24, 5773 , 06/01/13

Senior Likud-Beytenu Source Says Lapid Better than Shas

A senior source in the Yisrael-Beytenu party told Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid, Sunday evening, that if his party "will receive enough mandates to make up for the power of Shas, we would rather sit with you [in the government] than with them," according to Channel 2 Television. The message was delivered ahead of a meeting between Lapid and Labor leader Shelly Yechimovich and Hatenu'ah leader Tzipi Livni, whose recent rhetoric has revolved around removing Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu from office.

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