Sunday August 9, 2020

Varadkar won’t support FF-led minority government if FG gets more seats

Private remarks seen as attempt to dampen down ‘horse-trading’ of smaller parties

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

8th December, 2019
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has privately warned that he will not support a Fianna Fáil-led minority government if Fine Gael wins the most seats in the upcoming general election.

It comes amid growing speculation in Leinster House about an early general election in the spring if the current Brexit logjam is resolved by the outcome of the British general election this Thursday.

Varadkar briefed Fine Gael TDs at their two-hour parliamentary party meeting last...

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