Italy regional election: Will Matteo Salvini deliver a fatal blow to the national government?

What’s happening? The northern Italian region of Emilia-Romagna is staunchly leftist but Matteo Salvini and his centre-right coalition are threatening a political earthquake that could tumble the national coalition government and return him to power. What’s the background? Emilia-Romagna — … Continue reading Italy regional election: Will Matteo Salvini deliver a fatal blow to the national government?

Obama called Trump a ‘fascist’ during phone call, Sen. Kaine says in new Clinton film

President Barack Obama called Donald Trump a “fascist” in a phone conversation with Sen. Tim Kaine during the 2016 presidential election, the Virginia lawmaker says in a video clip featured in an upcoming documentary about Hillary Clinton. Kaine, Clinton’s vice … Continue reading Obama called Trump a ‘fascist’ during phone call, Sen. Kaine says in new Clinton film

Polish minister accuses Brussels of ‘double standards’ in judiciary clash – POLITICO

Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki | Gabriel Kuchta/Getty Images Polish foreign ministry summoned Commission’s representative to Poland over the ‘inadmissible’ comments. By Hanne Cokelaere 1/25/20, 6:35 PM CET Poland on Saturday hit back against European Commission statements on the independence of the … Continue reading Polish minister accuses Brussels of ‘double standards’ in judiciary clash – POLITICO