Lecce city secretary Riccardo Rodelli resigns after the words against Senator Liliana Segre. His resignation was immediately accepted by the provincial secretary of Salvini's party, which in turn distanced itself from that statement."I acknowledge the resignation of the coordinator of the League in Lecce, resigned in the last few hours by the lawyer Riccardo Rodelli – states the provincial secretary Gianni De Blasi – he clarified (and could not be otherwise) that he had expressed those words exclusively in a personal capacity and not in the guise of responsible for our party ".
The provincial coordinator personally assumed the responsibility of the city secretariat and cleared all the proxies that a few months ago had been assigned in the Lecce capital.Rodelli had called Senator Segre a "never-elected little woman". A "Mrs Doublfire of Palazzo Madama", a "well-behaved old woman returning from concentration camps". Heavy words that cost the party's city leadership.
"As far as I am concerned – adds De Blasi – I believe that words must always have a meaning and a weight. And that, despite the harshness of the political confrontation, we must never go beyond the limit. on its own skin the atrocities of the Holocaust ".