Independent TD Finian McGrath withdraws support for Govt

Independent TD Finian McGrath has withdrawn his support for the Government.

Independent TD Finian McGrath has withdrawn his support for the Government.

He made the announcement at a press conference in Dublin this evening.

Deputy McGrath said he was taking the decision because of the Government's decision to means test over-70s for a medical card.

He said he was doing so with regret, but feels he has no other option.

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