Netanyahu's Likud party and former military chief of staff Benny Gantz's rival Blue and White party had each won 35 seats.
But Netanyahu is in a stronger position to form a coalition government with the anticipated support of right-wing and ultra-Orthodox Jewish parties.
If his party succeeds in forming a parliamentary majority and Netanyahu again serves as prime minister, it would be his fourth consecutive and fifth overall term, making him the longest-serving leader in the country's history.
Residents, activists and attorneys say police in Vallejo, California, have displayed a pattern of excessive force and overly aggressive tactics in their Bay Area community of 122,000 people. That feeds into a belief that there is a lack of transparency of and accountability for officers' conduct.
Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, has urged Trump not to fire the head of Citizen and Immigration Services and criticized the influence of White House adviser and immigration hard-liner Stephen Miller. Senate Homeland Security Committee Chair Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., said he's concerned about the "void" at DHS.
Miller has argued that Customs and Border Protection agents would be tougher on asylum-seekers and would pass fewer of them on the initial screening, known as a credible fear interview, the sources said.
"Secretary Nielsen deserved better from her colleagues, when her colleagues for whatever reason decided to gut her like a fish that was a disservice to Secretary Nielsen, to the people of America, and to the president."