Tsipras ramps up fiscal pledges as elections draw closer

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Elections, Mitsotakis, New Democracy, SYRIZA, Tsipras

Even though his government has just adopted the latest package of fiscal expansionary measures, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is not holding back in pledging similar interventions before the general elections later this year.

The SYRIZA leader suggested in a TV interview on Tuesday and a radio interview on Monday that the government would officially scrap the pre-legislated increase in the tax-free threshold before the general elections, which are due to be held by October. ...

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