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FI Senators walk out over legal suit against Berlusconi

Lawmakers leave as Speaker defends move

06 February, 11:58
FI Senators walk out over legal suit against Berlusconi (ANSA) - Rome, February 6 - Senators from Silvio Berlusconi's Forza Italia party staged a walkout on Thursday to protest against Speaker Pietro Grasso's decision to make the Upper House a civil plaintiff in a trial in which the ex-premier is accused of bribing lawmakers to change political sides. They walked from the floor as Grasso defended the move.

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