Jared Kushner on hand as Benjamin Netanyahu flubs building a coalition government
Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump with Benjamin Netanyahu (Photo: U.S. Embassy Jerusalem)

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu flubbed attempting to create a coalition government after he was reelected. Under the country's laws, he must now run for election again.


It's unclear if Netanyahu is simply overwhelmed as he's being investigated and President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner is in the country to work on the Middle East peace plan.

This is the first time any prime minister has failed to form the coalition government after an election.

Read the full report from the New York Times.