Katz pulls outpost bill at last possible minute

24.05.2012                      03.Siwan. 5772                    Tag 47 des Omer

Knesset:

Katz pulls outpost bill at last possible minute

National Union MK says his rabbi, under pressure from Likud, told him to pull bill meant to legalize unauthorized outposts.

MK Ya’acov Katz (National Union) pulled his bill meant to legalize unauthorized Jewish West Bank homes on Wednesday after already presenting it to the plenum, citing a request from his rabbi, who had been pressured by the Likud – seconds before the vote was meant to take place.
Everyone from Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to Katz’s closest aides were baffled by the move, unaware of what the National Union leader was planning….