Santos had been close to a coalition with the PSOE, but then he came out against a new government formed by the government.
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Santos, a founding member of the left-wing populist PSOE, was in turn 더킹카지노a founding member of the right-wing conservative Popular Will party, which formed a minority government in December 2016 after elections in 2014.
That led to a power struggle between the left-wing party and the PSOE, which formed a majority government again and called a snap election in February of this year.
The PSOE and the PT are now seeking a third mandate from voters in 2018, with the PSOE taking it back to the lower house to elect a new legislature, while Capriles and the other left-wing parties seek to run as independents.