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Dignitaries from around the world travel to the bush library dedication including the former Italian prime minister called it his duty to -- -- -- library open and give President Bush regardless.
Yesterday it will also put me.
-- example of the closing him doing anything and he couldn't even ask you to put them.
And oh lead then in nineteen and then there and children of lotion and clicking -- -- and -- Silvio Berlusconi that was a close friendship with President Bush in office in part he says because he stood by bush during the start of two wars.
Is -- that -- was with him in the difficult moments of his presidency.
In a moment in which Europe wanted to disconnect itself from the United States and seemed not to want to participate or understand what America was doing for the rest of the world so Berlusconi stepped down as prime minister in 2011 but in recent months has surged back to prominence in Italy.
After capturing more than 29% of the vote in the last election in late February.
The center right bloc slightly trailed the center left candidate pier Luigi -- -- But neither man has a majority because a protest candidate.
That Big Three -- a comedian took a surprising 25% of the vote.
And in the months since the squabbling parties have not been able to cut a deal to form a coalition.
What is the status of it -- Italy's government now being that again.
In Italy and a movement has developed of petty politics that has driven by a former comedian.
Is very liked by the people anyone 26% of the vote -- the last election in -- especially in Italy.
The television makes political spectacles.
This is how you get one politician from one side and one from another to argue -- a result is a terrible image.
The Euro zone is the third biggest economy.
It's in deep recession.
There's concern that Italy could be the next to fall.
What is your sense of that -- should the rest of the world be concerned about Italy.
The world economic stage.
Many say yeah but Italy is still the second largest economy in the eurozone after -- -- but unfortunately we have had politicians who have brought in technocrats and these technocrats have quickly become influenced -- Europe.
In all of Europe as a whole.
So let's say like this outside influence has -- a way for us security policies.
Austerity programs may have results if you have policies and developing economy.
But the results can be absolutely -- negative if you -- austerity to an economy that is already in recession.
After I decided to leave politics -- -- called back to suggest and proposed a series of programs to re -- the growth of the economy and now with this new government that is being formed and also with the -- these programs are on the table when we should try to use them insurgents.
Do you ever want to be prime minister again not at all.
No idea they were spreading -- -- four for nine years and when I wasn't prime minister.
I was always the head of the opposition Berlusconi meantime has had a slew of legal troubles he was convicted of tax invasion in connection with his media company's purchase of TV rights to US films last year.
He was sentenced to four years in prison a sentence he's appealing.
But the most explosive allegation the former prime minister was charged with paying for sex with a nightclub dancer when she was under the age of eighteen.
And abusing his power to try to cover up the relationship.
Papers and media outlets around the world cited witnesses describing what they called bongo bongo parties at his mansion.
Where Berlusconi would choose young ladies to participate.
He denies -- all -- Sony's next court date is may sixth that you were facing trial.
Tax fraud trial on a sentence.
You're still facing -- trial for.
Accusation of paying for.
Sex with an underage prostitute all who got a million of -- I've always been an obstacle to the left we immediately to get to power and they are still strong Communist force.
They couldn't stop me even with a democratic election participated either myself or my lawyers in 2700 hearings -- practically every Saturday afternoon and Sunday afternoon with my lawyers I've spent more than 500 million dollars to pay for lawyers and consultants -- the accusations against me always come from the most left the far left 33 trials have been absolved.
Because of not committing.
So that the most sensational stuff -- gets covered all the time on -- bongo parties and but things they get covered all the time you're saying I'm not true knowledge who -- -- -- -- list and a bundle was.
Constructed against me by six witnesses against one and thirty people that talked about it.
In Italy they know this if not I wouldn't have all these votes.
Obviously people in Italy in respect they vote for you.
There are politicians here in the US who are trying to rehabilitate.
Their careers now after.
Anthony Weiner others.
-- would you -- to politicians here in the US.
This process of rehabilitation in Italy it seems different.
Maybe they've actually committed severe crimes they should resign if instead you have the clean conscience like me you can continue to fight the battle.
I'm standing to my vows because -- never done anything in my life that -- -- -- and people loved -- me love collaborating with -- I won a lot.
I would like to say something if you'll allow me to.
I often say in my speeches around the world that when I see the American flag flying.
I don't think of it as an American flag and I think -- -- as a universal symbol of democracy and liberty but that's today.
So if might get him when he's one.
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