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  1/19/2013, Shevat 8, 5773

Livni Attacks Bennett in Heated Elevator Argument


Tzipi Livni, leader of Hatnua, harshly attacked Bayit Yehudi chairman Naftali Bennett emotionally, in a behind-the-scenes incident that took place just before a televised interview pitted them against each other at week's end. According to Walla! News, the two rode the elevator together before appearing on Nissim Mishal's show on Channel 2. Bennett initiated the conversation, telling Livni she had gone too far with a Facebook status in which she referred to a report that said Yitzhak Rabin's assassin, Yigal Amir, was going to vote for Bennett. Livni allegedly told him: "I don't regret it..."