Dutch premier Rutte in trouble over misleading lawmakers

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte is in serious trouble after he misinformed parliament and actively sought to move an inconvenient lawmaker to another position. Rutte had given the impression that he wanted to get rid of an inconvenient critic. At a special session in parliament on Thursday, almost all parliamentary groups voiced severe criticism of the right-wing liberal premier and several opposition parties asked for a vote of confidence. Right-wing populist Geert Wilders called for new elections. A first round of coalition talks were unexpectedly broken off last week after a confidential me…

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