Sunday, June 03, 2018

#SPAIN: PM Rajoy Ousted By No Confidence Vote; New Socialist PM Was Economics Professor

[world politics news]

Mariano Rajoy, once viewed as the great survivor of Spanish politics, has been ousted as prime minister in a vote of no confidence after several former members of his party were convicted of corruption in a case that proved to be one scandal too many. He will be replaced by Pedro Sánchez, the leader of Spain’s opposition socialist PSOE party, which tabled the motion to unseat him.


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