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Draghi wins support of ex-Italian PM who triggered crisis

25 days ago   |   By My Sanantonio

MILAN - The former Italian premier who triggered the collapse of a successor's government threw his support Friday behind former bank chief Mario Draghi to head up Italy's next government, which will have the job of allocating more than 200 billion euros in European Union funds to relaunch the country's pandemic-ravaged economy.
Matteo Renzi, who set off a political crisis by pulling his tiny Italy Alive party from the governing coalition led by Premier Giuseppe Conte, said having former European Central Bank chief Draghi as prime minister “is an insurance for the lives of our children and...
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