Ponta on motion of censure: There is no criticism of government in it

Ponta on motion of censure: There is no criticism of government in it

There is no trace of criticism of government in the motion of censure tabled by the Opposition, Prime Minister Victor Ponta said Tuesday.

“I had to be before you today according to the constitutional provisions for a motion of censure. Unfortunately, I believe it is the duty of the initiators to explain what is happening today, because — besides the innuendo at me, which I have gotten used to — there is nothing before you criticising the act of governing; there is no opinion of the Opposition on how governing should be conducted and of course there is no solution in the unlikely event of the motion clearing Parliament. I think there is confusion stirred inside Parliament by more than just its initiators and clarifications are needed also for the people who were brought in under the rain. Probably they were thinking they came to protest against those who cut their pensions and wages, but to be honest [PNL co-chair] Mr Blaga is no longer what he used to be; there are more gendarmes and journalists than protesters. That is life. Time exhausts us all,” Ponta told a plenary session of Parliament debating the censure motion filed by the National Liberal Party. More…