Israeli prime minister taken to hospital | GMAJul 24, 2023
breaking news overnight Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in
hospitalfor an emergency procedure to receive a pacemaker this as we see new protests over his judicial reform plan ABC de la Cuetara is in London with more on this good morning and ends good morning Geo and this is the second time the Israeli Prime Minister has been
hospitalized this month as hundreds of thousands protest against the government's plans to reform the judiciary, arguing that the future of democracy in Israel is at stake overnight . Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was rushed to hospital for an emergency heart procedure. posting a video before going to surgery saying he needed to receive a pacemaker he feels great but needs to listen to his doctors in his office saying the procedure was successful the
minister's health has been an issue that arose last week Pass after a hospitalization for dehydration ended with the implantation of a temporary heart monitor as Netanyahu faces the biggest challenge to his leadership to date: hundreds of thousands of people take to the streets and march from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem to protest against the plans of the hardline government to reform the judiciary.
Netanyahu claims judges have excessive power over elected officials, but critics say the plan will ruin the country's checks and balances. Similar scenes have been unfolding across the country since the measure was first introduced in January. We were there earlier this year. We are here in Jerusalem. We were simply outside the Knesset, which is the Israeli Parliament. Tensions are rising now with the final vote in sight. The White House stresses the need to achieve the broadest possible consensus and lawmakers are debating the bill. A final vote is expected Monday. The Prime Minister remains in hospital. His office. says he feels fine and is expected to be discharged later today Janae he is fine and thank you hello everyone George Stephanopoulos thank you for visiting the ABC News YouTube channel if you would like to see more videos show highlights and watch live event coverage.
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