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Opposition LMP on Monday accused the government of abusing its special powers to fight the coronavirus pandemic, saying it had taken away a significant amount of funding from local councils and had “launched a final attack on universities”. The government’s “insufficient management of the crisis” has “pushed the country into a deep social and economic crisis”, LMP group leader László Lóránt Keresztes told an online press conference ahead of the first meeting of parliament’s spring session. “Meanwhile, the cabinet is engaging in a deceptive and baseless communication campaign,” he insisted.
“While they say that small and medium-sized companies are getting more support than ever before, they’re not helping the families who are struggling the most,” Keresztes said. He accused the cabinet of using taxpayer money to prop up companies with ties to the government.