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The game scheme has come to the climax, the final one, and says this: on Tuesday in Parliament we vote for mine and we both say yes to yours. Where my and your means the candidates that Pd and 5 stars are choosing in these hours to close the match of the appointments of Agcom and Guarantor for privacy. The Renzians are at the door. In the corridors of Montecitorio a very authoritative source of government overlooks the question: “Italia Viva is furious because it has been kept out of this round, it is not at the table and would like to be there”. Here is the other horn of fibrillation that presses on the majority already shaken by the prescription business. A tension that is destined to last at least until the end of March, when the match of the 400 nominations at stake will reach its peak in terms of weight of the seats.
The round of appointments for the composition of the Communications Guarantee Authority and the Privacy Guarantor has a precise political direction. Riccardo Fraccaro, together with Stefano Buffagni, for the 5 stars, and Dario Franceschini for the dem, are working to close the circle over the weekend: an Agcom commissioner each, a member of the Guarantor for everyone. It is also understood on the name of the President of the Authority, which will be a guarantee name. I also agree not to step on the feet of who the President of the Guarantor Authority for the protection of personal data must be. The important thing – is the reasoning – is not to leave it to the opposition. In fact, the president is the oldest member of the four members elected by Parliament (two belong to the opposition). We are looking for a profile in this sense because there is a risk. In December the name that was mentioned in Parliament was that of Ignazio La Russa. It means giving the armchair to Fratelli d’Italia.
The grillini have a shortlist of candidates and will come to choose the two names already on Saturday, on the sidelines of the annuity square. The Democratic Party is at an advanced stage and ready to give its names in good time for the Chamber and Senate session scheduled in four days. Renziani not received. Party sources insist that the appointments are not crucial because otherwise the tension on the prescription would not have been brought to the point of touching the government crisis. But then came the decision to vote on the trust in the Milleproroghe decree, the measure on which they tried the blitz. And the waters have not calmed down. A 5-star government official is ready to swear on his reasoning: “Renzi does not open the crisis until nominations are made in May”. Let's talk about heavy artillery: Eni, Enel, Poste, Leonardo, Enav.
That the appointments are the glue that still holds up a tattered majority on the Renziano side is not a story today. What intervened with respect to a track taken for granted, that is, the partition, is that the Renzians have remained outside. In the previous round, they managed to cash in on Ernesto Maria Ruffini's return to the Revenue Agency. A loyalist of Renzi from the time of the first Leopolda, a trusted man whom the leader of Italia Viva himself had wanted at Equitalia when he was premier. But Ruffini was a man also wanted by the Democratic Party and the grillini said yes because in the division they were touched by the armchair of the Customs with Marcello Minenna. Why didn't this pattern repeat itself? The same source of the executive who collected the irritation of the Renzians reveals to Huffpost that it was the internal balance of the game that changed. When the Renzians broke away from the Democratic Party, the grillini and the dem agreed that the discussion on the nominations had to proceed with two poles, represented precisely by the two parties. The Renzian quota, in other words, was to be the result of a negotiation with the Democratic Party, which was then brought to the general table with the 5 stars. The appointments of Agcom and Privacy instead sanction an armoring by the axis between the Democratic Party and the pentastellate.
Hence the tension that is being generated in these hours. The breath on the neck of the Renzians is strong, at least as far as they say in the small ships that form in the Transatlantic. Just as there is a strong awareness that the scheme will have to return to its initial set-up on the occasion of the late March part-session. The meetings called to confirm or renew the boards are already on the calendar. Poste on April 16, Terna on April 27, Enav on May 5, Eni on May 13, Enel on May 14. The lists of confirmed or substitutes must be submitted 40 days in advance. Something is already moving. Pd and 5 stars are united in routing the assessments towards the reconfirmation of Matteo del Fante in Poste. The manager has the performance of the company and the fact that he has managed an important part of the citizenship income machine well. Who dances is Francesco Starace at Enel. The two parties are making it a matter of industrial perspective. The batch of fiber is pushed towards the single operator, that is Tim, and in this sense Starace's ideas and perspectives may not be coincident and therefore preparatory to a change. Who will not be in the game of this round will certainly be Fabrizio Palermo, who rumors of the building would like to leave deposits and loans from Cassa. The excellent relations with the government, starting from the Treasury, and the performance that the Cassa has been recording since it has been in the saddle are the elements that push the government not to think about its transfer. But in the most important game, that of spring, the Renzians don't want to stay at the door. A high representative from DEM who takes care of the nomination dossier calmly confesses: “Needless to think we could do without Renzi”.