ANEL chief Panos Kammenos said a bribe was offered to one of his party lawmakers to support the ruling parties choice for Greek President.
Lawmakers in Greece’s coalition government want a compromise deal with rivals to elect a Greek President but Prime Minister Antonis Samaras doesn’t.
Former prime minister Constantinos Mitsotakis said unless a Greek President is elected national elections would force the country out of the Eurozone.
SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras said that if elected as Prime Minister, he would negotiate debt relief with Greece’s lenders but wants to stay in the Eurozone.
Independent Greeks leader Panos Kammenos said he won’t back New Democracy Vice-President Stavros Dimas for Greek President in the next two rounds.
Prime Minister Antonis Samaras will have to persuade 20 MPs to back his choice for Greek President in a final round of balloting or face early national elections.
Greek Finance Minister Gikas Hardouvelis said unless Prime Minister Antonis Samaras rules the country could run out of money after February.
A survey shows the major opposition Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) leading the New Democracy Conservatives of Prime Minister Antonis Samaras by 6.1 percent.
Greek Prime Minister and New Democracy Conservative leader Antonis Samaras failed in a first round of balloting to get party Vice-President Stavros Dimas elected Greek President
Greece is on course to end a Draconian bailout program in February and switch to “much lighter surveillance,” EU Finance Commissioner Pierre Moscovici said.