Spanish PM forced out of office
2018-06-01, 11:10 PM,
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Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has been forced out of office by a no-confidence vote in parliament.

Socialist leader Pedro Sánchez, who filed the motion after Mr Rajoy's party was implicated in a corruption scandal, will become prime minister.

"We're going to sign a new page in the history of democracy in our country," Mr Sánchez said ahead of Friday's vote.

Mr Rajoy is the first prime minister in modern Spanish history to be defeated in a no-confidence motion.

Uncharted territory for Spain
The patient man of Spanish politics
The leader of the conservative Popular Party (PP) has been prime minister since 2011.

During the second day of debate on Friday, Mr Rajoy admitted facing defeat and told MPs that it has been "an honour to leave a better Spain than I found".

Mr Sánchez secured a majority in the vote after gaining support from various smaller parties, including the Basque Nationalist Party - 180 MPs backed the motion, 169 voted against, with one abstention.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-44327573
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2018-06-01, 11:24 PM,
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Sounds like great news until Chancellor Palpatine takes his place.
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2018-06-01, 11:26 PM,
#3
Next on the list America.
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2018-06-01, 11:28 PM,
#4
Watch and learn, America. :/
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2018-06-01, 11:50 PM,
#5
So this is how democracy dies...
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2018-06-01, 11:52 PM,
#6
Cool, amazing even! Wish we can do this other countries aswell.
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2018-06-02, 12:15 AM,
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We need this in the US.
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2018-06-02, 12:53 AM,
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there is democracy in catalan ? sorry spain?
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