In Onda, Monti poisoned Berlusconi: “It is not he who…”. Di Gregorio lifts himself up
Mario Monti became prime minister after Silvio Berlusconi in 2011, in a dramatic succession with Italy being slammed by the markets. The former European Commissioner and former Prime Minister intervenes by commenting on the recent events of Forza Italia and its leader during In Onda, the program hosted by Concita De Gregorio and Davide Parenzo on Sunday 26 March at La7.
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“Our positions have not always coincided 100 percent, many times yes but many times no – said the economist regarding the La 7 broadcast – but I have great respect for President Berlusconi and what he has done, and it makes me sad to see this kind of strain diminish”.
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Music to the ears of the conductors, who ask Monty to better explain what he means by quoting the popular 1980s soap. “I’d really like him to decide again,” Monty says. “Doubts that he is the one who decides,” De Gregorio asks, “are you convinced of the existence of a medical cordon around” Berlusconi? “Suppose it saddens me,” comments the professor, who overshadowed the upheaval in Forza Italia with Paolo Barelli as the new leader of the group in the room and the limited role of Lesia Ronzuli, which many see as the effect of the current pressure linked to MP Marta Fassina, Berlusconi’s companion.
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