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Italy PM Conte ends debate, heads to president's palace to resign

Italy PM Conte ends debate, heads to president's palace to resign

ROME (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte wrapped up a parliamentary debate on his government’s future on Tuesday and confirmed he would head straight to President Sergio Mattarella to resign. The debate was triggered by the coalition party the far-right League, which earlier this month presented a motion of no confidence in the government

Italy PM Conte resigns amid political row

Italy PM Conte resigns amid political row

Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, addressing parliament after it was recalled from its summer recess to decide the future of the barely year-old government, accused League party chief Salvini of seeking to cash in on his rising popularity. "(Salvini) has shown that he is following his own interests and those of his party," Conte told a packed Senate on

PM to resign amid political crisis

PM to resign amid political crisis

League chief Matteo Salvini's call for snap Italian elections after he turned on his own coalition partner faced mounting resistance on Sunday, with both his former 5-Star ally and the centre-left opposition seeking to put the brakes on. Francesca Lynagh reports. “I’m ending this government experience here … I will go to the president of the republic

Italian PM to resign, denounces Salvini for sinking government

Italian PM to resign, denounces Salvini for sinking government

ROME (Reuters) - Italy’s prime minister announced his resignation on Tuesday as he made a blistering attack on his own interior minister, Matteo Salvini, accusing him of sinking the ruling coalition and endangering the economy for personal and political gain. Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, addressing parliament after it was recalled from its summer

Italian PM Conte to quit as Salvini pulls support for government

Italian PM Conte to quit as Salvini pulls support for government

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has said he will resign later on Tuesday following a decision by the far-right League party to present a no-confidence motion in the coalition government. Addressing parliament over the political turmoil unleashed by the League's move earlier this month to pull the plug on its ruling alliance with the anti-establishment

Italy's prime minister Giuseppe Conte announces his resignation as political crisis deepens

Italy's prime minister Giuseppe Conte announces his resignation as political crisis deepens

G iuseppe Conte, Italy’s prime minister, has announced his intention to resign, in the culmination of a political crisis that was sparked earlier this month when Matteo Salvini pulled the plug on the 14-month-old governing coalition. Addressing parliament, Mr Conte launched a blistering attack on his own interior minister, Mr Salvini, accusing him

Italy’s P.M. Resigns, Issues Blistering Attack Against Interior Minister

Italy’s P.M. Resigns, Issues Blistering Attack Against Interior Minister

Conte accused his interior minister of endangering the nation's economy. ROME, Aug 20 (Reuters) ― Italy ’s prime minister announced his resignation on Tuesday as he made a blistering attack on his own interior minister, Matteo Salvini, accusing him of sinking the ruling coalition and endangering the economy for personal and political gain. Prime Minister

Italy's Salvini says ready to pass budget before elections

Italy's Salvini says ready to pass budget before elections

ROME (Reuters) - Italy’s League leader Matteo Salvini said on Tuesday he was ready to keep the coalition government alive to approve a 2020 budget and vote in a reform of parliament before heading to early elections. Salvini, who serves as deputy prime minister, has presented a motion of no confidence in the government. However, he told parliament

Italian prime minister resigns as populist leader Salvini demands snap election

Italian prime minister resigns as populist leader Salvini demands snap election

close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for August 20 Fox News Flash top headlines for August 20 are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced his resignation on Tuesday amid the populist League party’s calls for a no-confidence vote and a snap election. Conte’s resignation was prompted after Matteo

Italian PM Conte denounces Salvini for toppling government

Italian PM Conte denounces Salvini for toppling government

ROME (Reuters) - Italy’s prime minister announced his resignation on Tuesday as he made a blistering attack on his own interior minister, Matteo Salvini, accusing him of sinking the ruling coalition and endangering the economy for personal and political gain. Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, addressing parliament after it was recalled from its summer