The Federal Committee of the PSOE socialist party yesterday (Sunday) voted in favour of abstaining during the second investiture vote scheduled for this week – a decision that will finally allow PP candidate Mariano Rajoy to be sworn in as PM for another term.
The decision was taken by 139 votes in favour and 96 against and was announced by temporary comission leader Javier Fernández (see photo).
The PP and Ciudadanos agreement will see their MPs vote in favour of Sr Rajoy, and with the PSOE abstention, the votes from all other MPs would not add up more than the PP-Ciudadanos coalition.
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