Skip to comments.Pressure rises for Irish premier to quit over police scandal
Posted on 02/16/2017 8:48:44 AM PST by Olog-hai
Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny faces mounting pressure from party colleagues to resign over his stumbling response to a police scandal.
Lawmakers in Kennys Fine Gael party say their 65-year-old leader could be ousted next week if he doesnt voluntarily specify a resignation date. [ ]
Opposition leaders accuse Kennys weak minority government of failing to defend a whistleblower exposing corruption in Irelands police force. Documents published this month suggest a government agency helped senior officers circulate malicious gossip that falsely branded the whistleblower as a pedophile.
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