Italy’s Salvini Tells Colleagues to Cancel Holiday Plans, Prepare For Coalition Govt Crisis, Possible Election

Breitbart | 8/8/2019 | Chris Tomlinson
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Leaked reports claim that League leader Matteo Salvini has told fellow party members not to go on holiday as a crisis between the government coalition partners looms on the horizon.

The message was allegedly sent through the messaging app WhatsApp this week with Salvini advising League members, “don’t go away for the holidays” following a conflicting vote between the League and the Five Star Movement (M5S) on the TAV train tunnel project, Il Giornale reports.

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Salvini’s party voted with the left-wing Democratic Party (PD) and others to pass pro-TAV motions with 107 M5S senators voting against the motions.

League Senator Massimiliano Romeo hit out at the Five Stars on the floor of the Senate saying: “Whoever votes against the TAV takes responsibility for the consequences that will be in the coming days.”

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Following the vote, the PD took the opportunity to demand that Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte meet with President Sergio Mattarella and call for new elections, claiming the voting showed there was no longer a majority...
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