Italian PM blasts immigration-'obsessive' Salvini as League's election bid falters
Thursday, 15 August 2019 Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Thursday accused his far-right interior minister, Matteo Salvini, of disloyalty and being obsessed with blocking immigration, intensifying the open warfare in the ruling coalition.
League chief Matteo Salvini's call for snap Italian elections after he turned on his own coalition partner faced mounting resistance on Sunday, with both his former 5-Star ally and the center-left opposition seeking to put the brakes on. Francesca Lynagh reports.
Italy's Senate voted Wednesday (February 12) to lift immunity from prosecution from far-right leader Matteo Salvini. The former interior minister could now face trial over his refusal to let migrants..