With President Sergio Mattarella rejection of his resignation Draghi’s next big test for survival is next week when he will have the chance to make a final pitch to lawmakers before a vote of confidence will be held.
Draghi, who has been in power since February 2021, made the announcement after narrowly surviving a confidence vote 今週はじめ.
The Five Star Movement — a populist party that enjoyed widespread success before souring its support from voters with policy shifts — refused to take part in the vote. Draghi has said repeatedly that he would resign if he lost the support of Five Star.
“I will tender my resignation to the president of the republic this evening,” Draghi told his cabinet. “The national unity coalition that backed this government no longer exists.”