The Head of the Presidential Chancellery, Dan Mihalache, has declared on Tuesday from New York, under the circumstances that the motion of censure initiated by PNL was rejected, that it was the responsibility of the Social-Democrat Party (PSD) that they keep prolonging the crisis in the country.
“From our point of view, the Opposition has just exercised their constitutional right to submit a motion of censure in this session. From this moment, at least for this session, it is the responsibility of PSD and of the ruling coalition to decide how much they intend to prolong this crisis I can perceive better from the distance, especially in terms of its consequences on Romania’s image. It is the responsibility of PSD and of the coalition from now on”, Mihalache declared regarding the rejection of the censure motion, according to Agerpres.
The pointed out that the Presidential Administration is collaborating with the Government, as stipulated by the Constitution and by the law.
“We are collaborating according to the terms of the Constitution and of the law, but there is a difference PSD pretends not to see”, Dan Mihalache declared.
Asked about the statements made by Prime Minister Victor Ponta who had declared that his relations with Romania’s President Klaus Iohannis are not working according to his intentions and wishes, Mihalache declared: “It is hard to collaborate with a Prime Minister who was sued for corruption.”
The motion of censure “Choose between Romania and Ponta, a compromised Prime Minister. Dismiss Victor Ponta”, initiated by Liberals, was rejected on Tuesday, during the plenum meeting of the Parliament. There were a total number of 206 votes for, but they were not enough to overturn the Ponta Government.
Victor Ponta responds to Mihalache: ‘Who? The second president? He’s not as bad as he may seem on the TV’
Victor Ponta ahs responded to the head of the Presidential Chancellery, Dan Mihalache, after he had said it was difficult to work with a prime-minister on trial.
Victor Ponta was asked to comment on the statements made by the head of the Presidential Chancellery, Dan Mihalache.
‘What chancellery? Who? The second president? We can come to terms with Mr. Mihalache too, he’s not as bad has he may seem on the TV’, Ponta said.
The premier added that he would continue to institutionally cooperate with President Klaus Iohannis.
‘We need to cooperate in an institutional manner, we need to implement European decisions. Apart from any private issues, yes, we must work together and I will’, Ponta said.