ROME (AP) — Former European bank chief Mario Draghi agreed Wednesday to try to form a non-political government to steer Italy through the coronavirus pandemic after … “If they (the 5-Stars and the League) are going to somehow support Draghi then the government I think can be born,” he said in an interview. Draghi now finds himself dragged out of quasi-retirement to form a technocratic government, a familiar move in Italian politics. ROME (AP) — Former European bank chief Mario Draghi agreed Wednesday to try to form a non-political government to steer Italy through the coronavirus pandemic after last-ditch negotiations among political parties failed to produce a viable governing coalition. The Duran: Episode 879 “Whatever It Takes To Be Prime Minister”: Will Draghi Be Italy’s Next PM, And What’s Next “Whatever It Takes To Be Prime Minister”: Will Draghi Be Italy’s Next PM, And What’s Next Italy looks to 'Super Mario' Draghi to end political crisis. The term governo tecnico is often used about the government Lamberto Dini formed in 1995, also an economist by training, and the one led by Mario Monti, as Italy struggled to recover from the 2008 financial crisis. As a result, a “Super Mario” success story is by no means a given, said Giovanni Orsina, head of the Luiss School of Government in Rome. But Italian politics is a dangerous place for an enigmatic technocrat. During his tenure at the European Central Bank, Draghi became known as “Super Mario” for using new and sometimes unorthodox policy tools to solve the vexing debt crisis and other problems. ROME — Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi was set on Thursday to win the final parliamentary seal of approval for his government, allowing him to focus on his country's unprecedented health and economic crisis. Mario Draghi has broad support as he tries to form a new government and restore Italy’s credibility and clout in Brussels. Three simple words that tamed the financial markets, saved the euro from possible collapse and turned Mario Draghi from an Italian technocrat into the central banker of his generation. The task won’t be easy, though, given the populist party with the most seats in Parliament said […] 3 of 20 4 of 20 Former European Central Bank President Mario Draghi arrives at the Quirinale presidential palace for talks with Italian President Sergio Mattarella to discuss a … From ECB to Rome, 'Super Mario' Draghi Rides to Italy's Rescue ROME (Reuters) - Mario Draghi has never shirked a challenge, from salvaging the … Unelected “Super Mario” Draghi now rules over Italy.