What happens if Austria’s chancellor is voted out?
25 May 2019 | 2:02 pm
Sebastian Kurz may be about to lose his position as Austria's chancellor. But even if a majority of lawmakers side against him in a no-confidence vote, that doesn't necessarily spell the end of his political career.
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