Interior Minister and Habayit Hayehudi party chairwoman Ayelet Shaked on Tuesday apologized to her supporters for having joined the Bennett-Lapid government.
‘I ask for forgiveness from my supporters, whose hearts were broken when I joined the last government,’ Ayelet Shaked says, adding that as chairwoman of Habayit Hayehudi she will ‘steer’ the party rightward
“I ask for forgiveness from my supporters, from my dear audience whose hearts were broken when I joined in the process of forming the last government,” Ayelet Shaked apologized to her supporters at Habayit Hayehudi’s election campaign launch. “I believe you will find it in your heart to forgive me.
“My task now, as I lead the party, is to nurse a million hearts,” Shaked said. “To prove to the dear and hurt public that I have always been and will always be on the right. I have taken the lead and I am steering Habayit Hayehudi to the right.
“I follow my heart and my heart is with the right,” she repeated.
According to the latest election polls, Habayit Hayehudi would garner about 2 percent of the votes, below the 3.25 percent electoral threshold necessary to qualify for the Knesset.