Benny Gantz’s Blue and White Party Hires Hillary Clinton Aide Who Said She Shouldn’t Publicly ‘Call Out Israel’


Amir Cohen / Reuters

In a debate over inclusion of statement supporting Israel in a draft of Clinton’s ‘home base talking points,’ Joel Benenson said Israel shouldnt’ be mentioned ‘in public events’

Benny Gantz’s Kahol Lavan party has hired a former strategist for Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton in hopes of strengthening its campaign to defeat Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud in the upcoming September 17 election/, HAARETZ

Joel Benenson is a leading Democratic strategist and pollster who served as a senior strategist for Barack Obama‘s successful presidential campaigns in 2008 and 2012, as well as Hillary Clinton’s chief strategist in 2016, when she lost to President Donald Trump.