Netanyahu hires ex-Breitbart journalist as campaign chief

first_imgJERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has named Aaron Klein, a former journalist with the right-wing Breitbart news site, as his campaign chief for March 23 national elections. Klein, who has served as a political strategist to Netanyahu since last year, confirmed his new appointment to The Associated Press on Wednesday. The news was first reported in Israeli media. Klein is a former Jerusalem bureau chief for Breitbart News and was appointed to the post by its executive chairman at the time, Steve Bannon. Klein also has written a number of books that questioned Barack Obama’s fitness for the presidency.last_img

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