Likud comptroller disqualifies Netanyahu from leadership race over use of party funds
- Likud's comptroller disqualified Prime Minister Netanyahu from the party's leadership contest for allegedly using party resources for his own political ends.
- Netanyahu's lawyers and the chairman of the Likud Central Committee have said that the comptroller lacks the authority to decide on such matters.
- The question will most likely be heard in the courts, possibly delaying Likud's December 31 primary.
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