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Court rules nominating prime minister candidate must secure parliamentary majority for new gov't

The Constitutional Court on Monday found, in accordance with its Decision No.80/2014, that the nomination of the candidate for the position of prime minister must aim to ensure the coalescing of a parliamentary majority in order to form a new government.

Rules and institutions

There are moments when the country looks like it is only just governable, when, for example, the prime minister - or any prime minister for that matter - starts looking like a Wild West sheriff trying to break up a brawl in a saloon. This has happened a lot in recent decades, with different prime ministers and protagonists.

USR's Barna: Today, Parliament is taking political exam in front of citizens

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.

PM Dancila: Motion will not pass, I've seen this film before

Chairperson of the Social Democratic Party (PSD), Prime Minister Viorica Dancila declared on Monday that the censure motion will not clear Parliament, pointing out that she has already "seen the film of the eternal motion", which, until now, has mostly broken down and divided the Opposition rather than the Government." "These people are fighting a major battle against everything that is in Roma

PM Dancila: We will go to Parliament for reshuffle

The Government will go to Parliament for the reshuffle, Prime Minister Viorica Dancila, leader of the Social Democratic Party (PSD), said on Wednesday evening. "I saw that there have been voices in the public sphere saying that the CCR [Constitutional Court of Romania] compels us to go to Parliament. I have not seen this stated by the Constitutional Court.

CCR: President must issue decrees revoking ministers and appointing interims at once

The Constitutional Court of Romania (CCR) has admitted, on Wednesday, the complaint regarding a legal conflict between the Government and President Klaus Iohannis, establishing that the head of state will issue "at once" the degrees revoking ministers, as well as those appointing interims.

President Iohannis: Reshuffle is null, inappropriate, I clearly reject it

President Klaus Iohannis has announced at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace on Thursday that he refuses the reshuffle proposed by Prime Minister Viorica Dancila, reshuffle which he regards as null and void and inappropriate." "Mrs. Prime Minister is asking me for a government reshuffle. Mrs.

Dancila: If a censure motion passes, it means we no longer have majority in Parliament and must leave rule

If the reshuffle doesn't pass, the Government stays in its old form, therefore this doesn't entail the Government change, Prime Minister Viorica Dancila said on Saturday. "If the reshuffle doesn't pass, the Government stays in its old form. Therefore this doesn't entail the change of the Government.