Dutch government resigns over childcare subsidy scandal

Mark Rutte stated that he had presented the resignation of the cabinet to King Willem-Alexander.

The Hague, Netherlands:

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said his government resigned on Friday over a scandal in which parents were accused of benefit fraud, admitting that the system had gone “terribly wrong”.

Rute confirmed in a press conference, “The rule of law should protect its citizens from an all-powerful government, and here it is very wrong.”

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