World Leader Resigns in Disgrace – No One Saw This Coming

World Leader Resigns in Disgrace – No One Saw This Coming

The Prime Minister of Iceland, Sigmundur D. Gunnlaugsson, was one of the names in the allegations of certain world leaders that have been keeping millions in offshore investment accounts. Now, he has resigned…

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From The Political Insider:

The leaks, from Panama law firm Mossack Fonseca, showed PM Sigmundur Gunnlaugsson owned an offshore company, Wintris, with his wife.

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He was accused of concealing millions of dollars worth of family assets.

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Mr Gunnlaugsson had earlier called on the President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson to dissolve parliament, but that was refused.

Mr Grimsson said he wanted to speak to political parties first.

“I do not think it is normal that the prime minister alone… should be given the authority to dissolve the parliament without the majority of the parliament being satisfied with that decision,” the president told reporters.
Some observers describe his rejection of the prime minister’s request as highly unusual.

It NEVER pays off to be dishonest…

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