Parliament of Romania
The Ombudsman asks the President of Romania to declare state of emergency over the coronavirus, and Parliament to approve it.
The Lippovan Russians' Community of Romania (CRLR) was founded on January 14, 1990 under the name of the Community of Romania Lippovans, under Law No. 21/1924, and was subsequently recognized as a legal person under civil ruling No. 181 of February 12, 1990 of the Bucharest Sector 1 Court, informs the CRLR website, https://www.crlr.ro.
The candidate of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) in the presidential elections, Viorica Dancila, claimed on Thursday that the president, Klaus Iohannis, desires "a monopoly of power", is a "dictator" president, who wants to lead the Government and Parliament and who threatens his opponents with prosecutors, through intermediaries.
On October 24, 2019, Prime Minister-designate Ludovic Orban unveiled the composition of the Cabinet that he will submit to the Parliament for a vote. Virgil-Daniel Popescu has been picked for the position of Minister of Economy, Energy, Business Environment and Tourism. He was born on April 25, 1968, in Drobeta-Turnu Severin, Mehedinti County.
Outgoing Prime Minister Viorica Dancila stated on Tuesday, in Botosani, that the Social Democratic Party (PSD) never faced such hatred and added that nowhere in Europe does a President ask for the disbanding of a political party instead of being a factor of dialogue, a mediator. "I have been a member of this party for 23 years. (...) We have had better times and worse times.
Chairman of the Save Romania Union (USR) Dan Barna said on Thursday that he believes the vote for the censure motion represents "a political exam of Parliament", adding that Prime Minister Viorica Dancila is leading "one of the most incompetent governments of the past 30 years. "Today, the Parliament of Romania is taking its political exam in front of the citizens.
Save Romania Union (USR) Chairman Dan Barna announced on Thursday that all the party's parliamentarians are present at the joint sitting of the Senate and the Chamber of Deputies, with one exception, voicing his optimism about the passing of the censure motion. "My colleagues will all be present at the motion. We have only one colleague who has a major medical problem and cannot attend.
Prime Minister Viorica Dancila accused President Klaus Iohannis of "forgetting the separation of powers", and that he is behaving like "a party leader" and being the one who "wants to bring the Government down", the one who "urges MPs to vote for the motion".
Prime Minister Viorica Dancila has reiterated that the censure motion against her cabinet will fail, as hopefully there are enough "responsible people" in Parliament. "The number of signatures does not always match the number of votes.
President Klaus Iohannis sent a message on Thursday to a meeting of the Ecumenical Prayer Group in Parliament of Romania in which he underlines the Romanians' attachment to the European Union, warning that there is a danger of intolerant speech being activating to undermine the European Union.