Alliance of Liberals and Democrats

ALDE: Melescanu, Gavrilescu, Baisanu and Cupa, excluded from the party

The Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE) Executive Political Bureau took note on Friday, according to the party statute, of the loss of the member quality in the case of Teodor Melescanu, Gratiela Leocadia Gavrilescu, Ion Cupa and Alexandru Stefan Baisanu, an ALDE release informs.

ALDE's Tariceanu: Those who accepted to be nominated for minister posts are expelled from ALDE

ALDE (Alliance of Liberals and Democrats) leader Calin Popescu-Tariceanu on Wednesday sent letters to President Klaus Iohannis and Prime Minister Viorica Dancila informing them that the Liberal Democrats who accepted to be nominated for the minister posts "no longer have the capacity of ALDE members." He specified that the Central Political Bureau of ALDE decided on September 3, "by an overwhel

PSD's Dancila says Melescanu being elected Senate chairman certifies PSD still holding majority

National leader of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) Viorica Dancila congratulated Teodor Melescanu on Tuesday on being elected chairman of the Romanian Senate, adding that the vote in the Senate indicates that PSD still has a majority in Parliament. "Congratulations to Mr Teodor Melescanu on being elected chairman of Romania's Senate!

Senate President Melescanu: My objective is to regain citizens' respect and confidence in Parliament

Senate President Teodor Melescanu stated, after being elected in office, that his objective is to "regain the citizens' respect and confidence" in Parliament. "First of all, I want to thank all those who voted me and I want to give assurances to those who didn't vote me or who even attacked me, that I will be a balanced President.

Opposition alliance suggests early election pact

The opposition Save Romania Union (USR) PLUS Alliance has suggested to President Klaus Iohannis, the National Liberal Party (PNL), the Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania (UDMR), the national minority group, Pro Romania and the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE) a pact on early election, USR national leader Dan Barna said on Monday at a news conference.

PSD to hold National Executive Committee Monday to discuss Government's situation

The social-democrats will gather on Monday, at the meeting of the National Executive Committee (CExN), to discuss the Government's situation and solutions for unlocking its activity, after President Klaus Iohannis refused to appoint the interim ministers, and also for the Presidency of the Senate.

PMP's Tomac: Dancila leaves Tariceanu without party and MPs, who defect to PSD

Chairman of the People's Movement Party (PMP) Eugen Tomac says that leader of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE) Calin Popescu-Tariceanu has fallen into a trap, as he was put to shame by Prime Minister Viorica Dancila, who leaves him without a party and without MPs as well, as the latter are desperately defecting to PSD in exchange for public offices.

Dancila: Gov't not blocked, we wait for President's answer on ALDE portfolios

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila said on Monday that President Klaus Iohannis had told her that he would give her an answer "in a short time" about the proposals she made for the portfolios that were held by ALDE (Alliance of Liberals and Democrats, ed. n.), and added that the Government is not blocked.