Silvio Berlusconi officially resigned as Italy's prime minister Saturday, according to the presidential palace press office.
His resignation comes just hours after the Italian lower house of parliament approved a series of austerity measures demanded by Europe to shore up confidence in the country's economy. It passed by a vote of 380 for to 26 against.
The package, which includes spending cuts and proposals to boost growth, was approved by the Senate Friday, resulting in a market surge.
The prime minister, who has survived many previous sexual and ethical scandals, pledged to step down once the economic measures passed both houses of parliament after losing his majority.
Berlusconi’s departure signals the end of an era in Italian politics. The 75-year-old business tycoon has been a dominant force since forming his Forza Italia party in 1994.
It's a shocking incident,i was not expecting this to happen.
Good luck Mario Monti! Change the Italy.
A politician that kept his word? American politicians, take note!
Lol@Micki. Good luck with that!
Dear Italians, please don't elect Mr Berlusconi for a 4th time.
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i heard he got a job offer as a manager at the olive garden at 95th & metcalf in overlandpark kansas.. my former roomate that knew this itaian mofia dude that had a cousin that knew this guy named niki said that the mob owns all the olive gardens and will soon take over all italian food industries.. and cash for golds...
Well, as long they dont take over the bunga bunga parties
Cash for Gold? Lmao!
Forse non ti piace Berlusconi, ma lui e' molto ricco.
Bravissimo Berlusconi! Bravissimo!
You may not like Berlusconi, but any time a man makes that much money, I study what he did correctly and do my best to emulate him.
If everybody in the USA took Berlusconi as a model, we would not all make six billion dollars, but we would all make SOME money, and our economy would be thriving gloriously. To me, that would be extremely moral, as the most members of society would receive the greatest possible benefit.
Those who sit on couches and complain that a Berlusconi has "too much money" are doomed to spend their time "looking for" a job or waiting for a government check.
Well you may be right on Berlusconi's money making talents, but he himself was a devotee of G.W.B & just wanted his country to go where America wanted him to go.
And that is great leadership.
Europe's lack of leadership in most matters explains its decline & current financial mess.
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