Fitzgerald departure serious blow to Varadkar

Fine Gael TDs are now distraught at how the party wasted so much political capital in defending their minister to the bitter end

28th November, 2017
Fitzgerald departure serious blow to Varadkar
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar arriving at this morning's Cabinet meeting. Pic: RollingNews.ie

The resignation of Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald is a serous political blow to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. He had defended her to the hilt and cabinet ministers had followed his lead.

But Varadkar kept publicly defending Fitzgerald as having done nothing wrong. The longer this political scandal went, the more questionable that judgement was.

Fine Gael TDs are now distraught at how the party wasted so much political capital in defending their minister to...

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