“In an hour-long speech at the Italian Senate on Tuesday afternoon, Conte launched a scathing attack on Salvini, the country’s Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister, who is thought to be vying for his job.” CNN: Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says he’ll resign, attacks Salvini as irresponsible.

+ WaPo: “Conte’s offer to resign could usher in a more moderate coalition government. But it also has the potential to empower Salvini to make his bid to lead the nation further to the right ahead of critical budget talks with the European Union and amid an ongoing stand-off with Europe over Salvini’s hardline stance on migration.”