EXPLAINER: Is Meloni a far-right firebrand or moderate?


              Brothers of Italy's leader Giorgia Meloni reads to the media the list of the ministers of Italy's new government after presenting it to Italian President Sergio Mattarella, at the Quirinale Presidential Palace, in Rome, Friday, Oct. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
            
              FILE - A cashier changes a 50 Euro banknote with US dollars at an exchange counter in Rome, Wednesday, July 13, 2022. As she becomes Italy's first female premier, with the world is watching closely to see if she will emerge as a firebrand leader of a far-right party with neo-fascist roots or the more moderate right-wing politician who captured 26% of the vote, Giorgia Meloni will also be facing issues such as the energy crisis, civil rights, EU recover-fund, economy and internal coalition tensions with her allies. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, File)
            
              FILE - The Bank of Italy headquarters is seen in Rome, on Sept. 20, 2011. As she becomes Italy's first female premier, with the world is watching closely to see if she will emerge as a firebrand leader of a far-right party with neo-fascist roots or the more moderate right-wing politician who captured 26% of the vote, Giorgia Meloni will also be facing issues such as the energy crisis, civil rights, EU recover-fund, economy and internal coalition tensions with her allies. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini, File)
            
              FILE - Smoke billows from chimneys of residential buildings in Rome, on Jan. 17, 2020. As she becomes Italy's first female premier, with the world is watching closely to see if she will emerge as a firebrand leader of a far-right party with neo-fascist roots or the more moderate right-wing politician who captured 26% of the vote, Giorgia Meloni will also be facing issues such as the energy crisis, civil rights, EU recover-fund, economy and internal coalition tensions with her allies. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino, File)
            
              FILE - Cars are parked outside the ISAB refinery, Priolo-Gargallo near Syracuse, Sicily, on May 31, 2022. As she becomes Italy's first female premier, with the world is watching closely to see if she will emerge as a firebrand leader of a far-right party with neo-fascist roots or the more moderate right-wing politician who captured 26% of the vote, Giorgia Meloni will also be facing issues such as the energy crisis, civil rights, EU recover-fund, economy and internal coalition tensions with her allies. (AP Photo/Gaetano Adriano Pulvirenti, File)
            
              FILE - Brothers of Italy's leader Giorgia Meloni arrives at the Quirinale Presidential Palace after a meeting with Italian President Sergio Mattarella as part of a round of consultations with party leaders to try and form a new government, in Rome, on Oct. 21, 2022. As she becomes Italy's first female premier, with the world is watching closely to see if she will emerge as a firebrand leader of a far-right party with neo-fascist roots or the more moderate right-wing politician who captured 26% of the vote, Giorgia Meloni will also be facing issues such as the energy crisis, civil rights, EU recover-fund, economy and internal coalition tensions with her allies. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, File)
EXPLAINER: Is Meloni a far-right firebrand or moderate?