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**Breaking News** Mariano Rajoy defeated

BayRadio | June 1, 2018

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has been forced out of office by a no-confidence vote in parliament.
Socialist leader Pedro Sánchez, who filed the motion after Rajoy’s Partido Popular was implicated in the Gurtel corruption scandal, will become prime minister.
HE said We’re going to sign a new page in the history of democracy in our country.
Mariano Rajoy is the first prime minister in modern Spanish history to be defeated in a no-confidence motion and had been prime minister since 2011.
During the second day of debate today, Mr Rajoy admitted facing defeat and told MPs that it has been “an honour to leave a better Spain than he found”.
Sanchez secured a majority in the vote after gaining support from various smaller parties, including some catlan separatists and the Basque Nationalist PNV. He’s expected to take office by Monday and his cabinet appointed next week.
180 MPs backed the motion, 169 voted against, with one abstention.

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