Two weeks after the parliamentary elections in the Netherlands, there is a good election winner and ineligible prime minister Mark rutte Got into a big crisis. The conservative head of government had misinformed Parliament and made the impression that he wanted to get rid of MP Peter Omtzig, an uneasy critic.
In a special session of Parliament on Thursday evening, the 54-year-old was about his political future. Many opposition parties had sought a confidence vote. It was not clear when to vote on it. Should Rutte be removed from the faith, he will hardly be able to hold office. He ruled the country for ten years.
Rutte’s credibility is damaged
The crisis was caused by a series of lies and cover-ups during the first talks about the formation of a new coalition. A large number of MPs believe that Rutte’s credibility has been damaged. Right-wing populist Geert Wilders Called for new elections.
At the center of the case is Christian Democratic MP and Rutte critic Omtyzig. It became clear from the conversation notes that the Prime Minister would like to be placed in a new role elsewhere in the future. But Rutte had previously denied this and dismissed the allegations.
The case brings to a halt the formation of the government. It is now considered to appoint a neutral arbitrator.
In the election on 17 March, Ruttes was VVD Strongest force again to become. It was expected that he would combine with the Christian Democratic CDA and D66 as well as a fourth partner. The first negotiations broke down last week after the confidential note became known.