Opposition Leader Benjamin Netanyahu is attempting to form a new government in the current Knesset, a senior Likud official said Tuesday.

The Likud party on Tuesday pushed back on a proposal by Yesh Atid to pass legislation Wednesday dissolving the 24th Knesset.

The Knesset Presidium gave approval Tuesday morning for a vote Wednesday in the Knesset plenum on the bill to dissolve the Knesset.

A senior Likud official told Israel National News that the Likud is opposed to the immediate dissolution of the Knesset in order to give Netanyahu an opportunity to try to establish a new government.... Read More: Arutz-7