What’s on the agenda for Italian Deputy PM Salvini’s US visit?

Italian Deputy Prime Minister and leader of far-right League party Matteo Salvini speaks during his European Parliament election night event in Milan, Italy, May 27, 2019. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo - RC1CD593CE00

Ahead of the U.S. visit of Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, Visiting Fellow Giovanna de Maio explains the nationalist priorities Salvini and the Trump administration have in common, uncertainties within Italy’s coalition government, and what recent EU election wins mean for the likelihood of Salvini making a run for prime minister.

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