Alliance of Liberals and Democrats
Prime Minister Ludovic Orban meets on Tuesday at the Government House leaders of the parliamentary parties to discuss calling early elections. According to the Government's Press Office, Orban said Monday that the Liberals will take all necessary steps to reach early elections.
After consultations on Thursday with President Iohannis at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace, national leader of the National Liberal Party (PNL), freshly dismissed PM Ludovic Orban announced having presented to Iohannis the PNL decision to support the requirements for early elections being met.
Acting national chairman of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) Marcel Ciolacu says that the option of early elections is not excluded.
The National Liberal Party (ruling PNL, ed. n.) will nominate Alina Gorghiu for the leadership of the Senate, after the Constitutional Court of Romania (CCR, ed. n.) ruled the election of current head Teodor Melescanu was unconstitutional, said on Wednesday Prime Minister Ludovic Orban.
Bucharest, Jan 12 /Agerpres/ - Party of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE) President Calin Popescu-Tariceanu urges Prime Minister Ludovic Orban "not to sacrifice Romania's stability and economic growth for a relatively petty political purpose" - the early elections.
ALDE (Alliance of Liberals and Democrats) leader Calin Popescu-Tariceanu said on Saturday that, for the first time in the past 30 years, the presidential election unfolded "perfectly anonymously, without an election campaign," which represents "a serious democratic deficit in Romania." "Fort the first time after 30 years we have witnessed elections that basically unfolded perfectly anonymously,
PM-designate Ludovic Orban on Monday stated that Romania has a legitimate government voted by Parliament, despite the "shameful and pitiful boycott" of PSD and Pro Romania. "Romania has a legitimate government, which received the confidence vote of Parliament, despite the shameful and pitiful boycott of some political parties, which is a first in the 30 years of Romanian democracy.
Prime Minister-designate Ludovic Orban has stated on Monday that the Social Democratic Party (PSD) and Pro Romania "boycott" in the joint plenary meeting of Parliament shows that the two parties are only interested in "electoral counts." "I don't remember anything like this happening in the past 30 years, namely, that the investiture meeting of a government be boycotted by two political parties
Mircea Diaconu, independent candidate for the presidential election supported by the "Un om" (A human being) electoral alliance, made up of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE) and PRO Romania, said in an interview with AGERPRES that he does not deem necessary a modification of the Constitution, inasmuch as everything should first be laid down on the existing "order of law".
Chairman of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE) Calin Popescu Tariceanu announced on Sunday evening that with just one exception, all the formation's lawmakers will be present on Monday at the vote for the investiture of the Orban Government. "We mobilized everybody and all my colleagues, senators and deputies, are waiting for this moment.