Portugal's finance minister resigns amid pressure for government to soften austerity

  • by: BARRY HATTON , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 1, 2013 - 12:25 PM

LISBON, Portugal — Portuguese Finance Minister Vitor Gaspar quit Monday, acknowledging he lost credibility after missing deficit targets and was causing friction inside the center-right coalition government as public support for his austerity policies evaporated.

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