Two hours, but maybe they are too many. The time to recover well from the shock. Embrace the new-found husband (Andrea) and his son (Matteo) in their apartment in Ottavia, on the outskirts of Rome, talk with their parents, and then return to the Campidoglio. A flight of stairs. First floor: Hall of the Clock, ocher sofa, hands joined as always. "I'm ready". Rec. And the video would start: «As you know I was condemned, I have only one word, respect the rules of the M5S and I resign».
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A video, fast, and impactful to post on all the platforms where Virginia Raggi, the capital's mayor of the Capital, is very popular: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter. A global character. Sigh of relief. This time it's over really serious, I go back to being a lawyer – in the study Sammarco of Professor Pieremilio – and to deal with business contracts, my specialty. In the head of Rays in case of conviction there is this scenario. «There are no plans B».
I LEAVE it
It does not need anything else to understand that if the judge were to recognize her guilty of forgery, for Rays it would be almost a liberation, from a personal point of view. So far is what you think, then there are a reduced number of councilors, no more than ten out of 25, who would be ready to jump in the circle of fire: go forward, even without a symbol of the M5S, for the "good of Rome" . A daring hypothesis, which "at 95%" does not exist. But that should be recorded, if it is true that Pietro Calabrese, yesterday during a pause in the hearing said: "Whatever happens for us would not change anything." He said it because he believes it, is a "fundamentalist ray" that for 1,500 euros a month spends days in eternal meetings on potholes, buses and waste, but also to flip on social networks ("So the Democratic Party? And then Mafia Capital ? "). Officially last night at 20.50, before diving back into a river meeting with his lawyers, the mayor's press office dispensed optimism as big salt on the water that boils for pasta: "We are confident". Or rather: "We have excellent feelings". Is the M5S tough? «Right, there is the awareness that it will be fine and it is right to affirm our principles». Also yesterday evening they excluded direct contacts between the mayor and Beppe Grillo, between the mayor and Luigi Di Maio. On the other hand, the leader, what he thought, had already said this early in the morning: "Our code of ethics is clear."