"If one of the conservative candidates wins the presidential election and if we don't win in the European Parliament elections, we may withdraw from the ruling majority," the LSU leader said Thursday.
The members of the DELFI faction said that such a position of R. Karbauskis was not new to them, but added that it was his personal opinion. However, they unanimously agree with Karbauskis on the position that if President S. becomes Skvernel, the work in the Seimas will become much more difficult.
Bashkin: everything is possible in politics
Rima Baškienė, member of the LSU faction, said DELFI said "Everything is possible in politics", but Karbauskis did not appreciate his speeches. According to her, it is a personal opinion of R. Karbauskis that she had never heard.
"Everything is possible in politics, but I focus on the right of voters to choose their will. When we see the results, we will decide – R. Bashiene said. – I don't really want to do ex-ante evaluations. I have been in politics for a long time, everything has held all kinds of scenario and self-government elections, and nationally. "
R. Baškienė stressed that this opinion of the LSSR leader has not been discussed. "I think it is the opinion of Ramūnas Karbauskis. It was not discussed, – said a member of the LSSR group." We, the vice-presidents of Seimas, the president of the Seimas, were not told about this. "
Everything is possible in politics, but I focus on the right of the voter to choose his will. When we see the results, we will decide.
The Seimas member said he respected Karbauskis' opinion: "There is a certain position. His personal opinion. I respect her.
According to R. Baškienė, voters have the right to choose, therefore the right must be respected and the considerations of R. Karbauskis are simply judged as an explanation, if there is one. "I think he understands that the will of the voter is a sacred thing and that the voters choose themselves," said R. Bashiene. "He said what it would be if it were."
Širinskienė: The work of the Seimas would be a constant tension and conflict
Member of the Seimas Agnė Širinskienė DELFI said withdrawal from the government majority is a very realistic scenario. "However, checking trust in society is important and the two elections are undoubtedly a sign of confidence," said a member of the LSSR group.
A. Širinskienė insisted that she support the opinion of R. Karbauskas. "If you see that there is no confidence, then it is normal to have questions about the prospects for further work. Of course I agree," said a member of the Seimas.
She said that, like Mr Karbauskis, he does not see the possibility of working with some candidates. "Let's say that, in the case of the election of Mrs Šimonytė, I would hardly imagine working together because we all know very well what the power of the president is. He may have a veto. We are aware of the A. Širinskienė said: – Both Mr Gabriele Landsbergis and his grandfather have repeatedly said that they are trying forcefully to reverse the reforms of the peasants, and we have heard that rhetoric about both tax reforms and other. When you hear these statements, it makes sense to think about what a conservative president would be. & # 39;
If you see that there is no trust, it is normal to have questions about the prospects for further work. Of course I agree.
According to A. Širinskienė, if the presidential candidate wins the presidential election, the work of the Seimas would be tense. "The work of the Seimas would be a constant tension and conflict with the president. Obviously, Lithuanian people don't need it. On the other hand, that work is hardly possible," said a member of the Seimas.
A member of the LSSR group said that such a statement from Karbauskis was not new to her.
Staniuvienė: Not all Karbauskis will dissolve, but our entire group
Lewis Staniuvienė, member of the LSSR group, said that the possibility of withdrawing from the group had not yet been discussed, but she argued that in both elections she was convinced of the "farmer's" victory and that such a scenario should not be considered.
"I don't know for approval, it's hard to say – whether she agrees with such a position of Karbauskis was answered by a member of the Seimas. – Not all Karbauskis will decide, but our entire group. & # 39;
She claimed she was convinced of the victory of the & # 39; farmers & # 39 ;. "I can only say that we will win, there is no reason to withdraw," said Staniuvienė. "Believe in need, and as it will be, it will be."
A member of the LSSR group said she had heard such considerations before. "It has been said before that it would be difficult to accept something, because when we say to the opposition president, many of the bills are probably vetoed. It would be hard to work. There was such a language," said a member of the Seimas.
Not all Karbauskis will decide, but our entire group.
However, she said that these Karbauskis words had not yet been worked out. "I'm not just talking about this statement. I heard that I was smiling. I didn't mind. Let's take everything. Opinions are different in the group. We will all give our opinion. I don't think anything should be emphasized here , "said a member of the Seimas and added that the question was left open for discussion.
Pranckietis: It would be desirable to continue the commitments made two and a half years ago
The president of the Seimas Viktoras Pranckietis stated that he understands the reflections of Karbauskis, but added that "farmers" must remember the commitments that people made two and a half years ago.
"It is very understandable that the ruling majority leaders consider different scenarios after the presidential election. These are natural processes for observing voters and understanding their expectations, – said the Seimas president. – Personally, I want to but would like to see the two and a half year old commitments to the people being pursued and the reforms that the state has long needed to be implemented further.
Mr Pranckietis did not consider what the Seimas' work would look like if the President's position were not for the Prime Minister, but added that if this scenario were fulfilled, it would be simpler.
Personally, I would like to see the two-and-a-half-year-old commitments to the people being honored and the ongoing reforms that the state has long needed to continue.
"It's hard to predict and compose right now, I can only say with courage that Saulius Skvernel, as president, would not find it difficult for the Seimas to work," said Pranckietis.
Political scientist: politics is the art of compromise, and if it doesn't understand, it's politician
Political scientist Lauras Bielinis DELFI said that the withdrawal of the "farmers" from the ruling majority was possible not only theoretically but also in practice, but criticized R. Karbauskas as a policy for such steps.
"It is theoretically possible. I think it is also practically possible, because I know the history of Karbauskis. He has already done such things. In the Prunckiene party he also retired in his time. I think this is possible , but I would not appreciate this action as a political step as a desperate act. The expression of a non-cruel politician is "," said Bielinis.
The members of the DELFI faction said that such a move should not only be confirmed by Mr. Karbauskis, but also by the entire group, and Mr. Bielinis felt that the group would probably not want this. "I think the group certainly does not want this to happen, because the majority of the members of the group are very dependent on the opinion of Karbauskis, his positions. His withdrawal would create a difficult life for them in the Seimas. Some of them are just lost, "said Bielinis.
I would not appreciate this action so much as a political step as a desperate act. This is the expression of a brutal politician.
Both Karbauskis and his group members say that if the president did not become S. Skvernelis, the Seimas would now become impossible. Bielinis claimed that politics is the ability to compromise.
"We must remind Karbauskas that the most important characteristic of politics is the ability to compromise. Politics in general is an art of compromise and if he doesn't understand it, he and politicians," said political scientist L. Bielinis.
Karbauskis mentioned the exit from the prevailing majority scenario
The LSSR leader, Karbauskis, spoke about a post-election scenario that no one had ever considered – if the presidential election were won by Ingrida Shimonytė or Gitan Nauseda and if they did not win the European Parliament elections, the green farmers would consider withdraw from the ruling majority.
"In any case, an assessment of the composition of the government will take place after the presidential election. We are talking about ourselves, thinking this is a normal process. It is possible that the coalition agreement will be revised – but on its own initiative, not from someone else. On the other hand, it may sound like a certain sensation, but if one of the conservative candidates wins the presidential elections and if we do not win in the European Parliament elections, we may withdraw from the ruling majority. realistic, "said Karbauskis.
He, as party chairman, said he thought it was the right solution. "Who needs a year and a half to prove it if we haven't proved it now – if people think (suitable for such a variant) – Landsbergis Prime Minister, and Vytautas Landsbergis as their own head of state – what should you choose there? I. Šimonytė or G. Nausėdas (…), in which case, who is unnecessarily troublesome? We can go to the early elections or simply support the minority government that will be formed by the conservatives, "Karbauskis said.
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