Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk said a confidence motion brought against his government today by the largest opposition party was a “masquerade” designed to destabilize the European Union’s largest eastern economy.
Bronislaw Komorowski fell short of an absolute majority in the first round of Poland’s presidential election, setting up a runoff with Jaroslaw Kaczynski , brother of the late head of state, exit polls show.
Poland’s opposition Law & Justice party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski will run for the presidency, seeking to succeed his twin brother Lech, who was killed in a plane crash on April 10, a party official said.
It will be “tough” to cut the Polish budget deficit to within 3 percent of gross domestic product next year, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, head of Poland’s largest opposition party, said today in an interview in Krynica, southern Poland.
Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk, facing down a surging political opposition, won a parliamentary confidence vote after pledging $95 billion in investments to spur growth in the European Union’s biggest eastern economy.
Acting Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski would defeat Jaroslaw Kaczynski , the leader of the opposition Law & Justice party, by 50 percent to 30 percent in the first round of elections on June 20, Rzeczpospolita said , citing a May 21 survey by GfK Polonia.
Jaroslaw Kaczynski ’s foes say his election as Poland’s president would slow efforts to cut the budget deficit. The bigger impediment may be parliamentary elections next year that will keep lawmakers from acting regardless of who wins the presidency, economists say.
Acting Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski leads Jaroslaw Kaczynski , leader of the opposition Law & Justice Party, by 45 percent to 34 percent before the first round of presidential elections set for June 20, TVN 24 reported yesterday, citing a poll by Millward Brown SMG/KRC.
Poland’s main opposition party, Law & Justice, will today name its Chairman Jaroslaw Kaczynski, a former prime minister, as its candidate in the June presidential election, Gazeta Wyborcza said, citing unidentified party officials.