Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is pleading not guilty to corruption charges.
In a Jerusalem court today, he entered his plea on one charge of bribery and three charges of fraud and breach of trust.
Netanyahu is the first Israeli prime minister to be indicted in office. He’s accused of accepting improper gifts and trying to grant regulatory favors with high-level media executives in exchange for positive news coverage. He could be forced to appear in court several times per week while he campaigns for elections scheduled more March 23rd.