You are ready to play with peoples' money in your political battles. What if after you win your next battle but hundreds of people line up in front of banks?
"Donald Franciszek Tusk" is a Polish politician who has been President of the European Council since 1 December 2014. Previously he was Prime Minister of Poland from 2007 to 2014, having also been co-founder and chairman of the Civic Platform (Platforma Obywatelska) party.
Tusk was officially designated as Prime Minister on 9 November 2007 and took office on 16 November. His cabinet won a Motion of no confidence/vote of confidence in the Sejm on 24 November 2007. He was the longest serving Prime Minister of the Poland/Third Republic of Poland. In October 2011, Tusk's Civic Platform won a plurality of seats in the Polish parliamentary election, 2011/Polish parliamentary election, meaning that Tusk became the first Prime Minister to be re-elected since the fall of communism in Poland.
Tusk began his public career as an activist in his home town of Gda?sk, supporting Solidarity (Polish trade union)/Solidarity and organizing his fellow university students. With the exception of one four-year stretch, Tusk has served in the Third Republic parliament continuously since its first elections in 1991. He was Deputy Marshal of the Senate of the Republic of Poland/Vice Marshal (deputy speaker) of the Senate from 1997 to 2001 and Deputy Marshal of the Sejm of the Republic of Poland/Vice Marshal of the Sejm from 2001 to 2005.More Donald Tusk on Wikipedia.
I hope you are not thinking about delaying talks on creating the government by four weeks because of the presidential election.
I would like Poland to be -- and I think I can guarantee that it will be -- balanced, optimistic and confident of its own strengths.
If the (conservatives) want to be in charge of banks and the zloty then I can only warn all Polish people: watch your wallets.
The proposal to hold polls in May is unacceptable for us.
I want to say to the competition at Law and Justice — we congratulate you. You won the election.
There will be no elections in May. We will not change our decision regardless of what Law and Justice comes up with.
I cannot agree to such a coalition where one party has all of the power and the other party has to deal with all the difficult problems.
I trust deeply that my mild character and optimism will be a stronger weapon than blows.