Populist senator Matteo Salvini sported a “Trump 2020” mask in Italian parliament on Tuesday ahead of remarks that he was set to deliver to the Senate.
“Greetings from the Senate, my speech in half an hour,” tweeted Salvini on Tuesday. “Good evening, friends.”
— Matteo Salvini (@matteosalvinimi) October 13, 2020
In his speech, Salvini lamented those in Italian government who have “extended the state of emergency on COVID [Chinese coronavirus],” but have allegedly done nothing for Italy’s North-West regions, which the senator says was hit with more deaths on October 2.
“It’s surreal,” said Salvini. “[French President Emmanuel Macron] also went there, [but] nothing from [Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte]. Zero money allocated, zero emergency.”
“Help other countries? Okay, but we impose readmission clauses: we give you the money, but you take