If Mateusz Morawiecki, the Polish prime minister, were to take part in the next presidential ballot as the ruling Law and Justice party candidate, he would win the first round of the election, the findings of a new IBRiS poll indicate.
Andrzej Duda, the Polish president, has congratulated his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, on his re-election on Sunday.
The Polish president’s chief foreign policy advisor has described comments made by Emmanuel Macron about the Polish prime minister, Mateusz Morawiecki, as an "unacceptable insult."
The Polish prime minister has denied that he broke the law during the organisation of a failed postal presidential election in May last year.
The Polish government spokesman has stated that the decision to start preparations for a postal presidential election last year were compatible with the law.
Poland's main opposition party Civic Coalition has called on Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki to resign over an apparently illegal attempt by the government to hold a presidential election by postal vote last year.
Poland’s Prime Minister’s Office faces a possible criminal investigation after a damning report by the country’s Supreme Audit Office into last year's attempt to hold a presidential election by post.
A spokesman for the governing Law and Justice party has said the party is “not afraid” of an investigation by the Supreme Audit Office into a cancelled postal vote for president last year.
Donald Tusk, the former Polish prime minister and the current head of the European People's Party bloc in the European parliament, has warned that a Biden presidency could cause problems for the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party.
The head of the Polish prime minister’s office has said that Polish-US relations will continue to develop after Joe Biden's victory in the US presidential election.