A pro MP who called for the death penalty for corruption is now backing down

A pro MP who called for the death penalty for corruption is now backing down

Francisco Sánchez announced a project on the death penalty for those convicted of corruption and included Christina Kirchner; Under conditions of official criticism and pressure from his bloc, he will not advance the initiative

Cristian Ritondo and Patricia Bullrich intervened to get Rep. Sanchez to back down.
Cristian Ritondo and Patricia Bullrich intervened to get Rep. Sanchez to back down.

After receiving severe criticism not only from the ruling party, but also from colleagues, together for changes, the deputy of Prof. Francis Sanchez He decided to take steps and wait for it will not submit a draft law on the use of the death penalty for those responsible for corrupt practicesAmong whom he mentioned the Vice President Christina Kirchner.

“TGiven the seriousness of the social situation in Argentina, caused by the economic crisis and the constant crimes against republican institutions, I consider it worthwhile to ask to avoid the continuation of demonstrations that may affect the sensitivities of individuals or groups. That I will refrain from promoting the project of these features“, the deputy of Neuken pointed out in a letter addressed to the president of his bloc, Christian Ritondo.

Francisco Sánchez, National Deputy of Neuquen
Francisco Sánchez, National Deputy of Neuquen

Sanchez though Ratified its position on equating crimes of aggravated corruption with treason and that, therefore, they should be unrestricted and exempt from pardons, amnesties, and commutations of sentences.

“As for my statements regarding the use of the death penalty for this type of crime, although it is not expressed in my draft, Yes, I have identified this as an alternative treatmentIt is not aimed at any particular person, but at all cases where the crime of theft is reliably proven, “explained the man from Neuken.

“This possibility is part of what any legislator can and should consider“, – says Sanchez, who still admits it The only way to incorporate the death penalty into Argentine law is through constitutional reform.

In any case, this will not happen: the legislator, with own block pressureHe explained that he will not present the initiative for the death penalty for the crime of treason.

We do not share their expressions at all and this has created a free problem for Together for Change and ProBecause the ruling party found a perfect excuse to engage us in what they call ‘hate speech’, they entered the parliament.

request for expulsion

Indeed, in the midst of the political turmoil caused by last week’s attempted assassination of the Vice President, The Frente de Todos proposed the idea of ​​promoting the expulsion of the Sánchez MP for their statements. From this point of view, the initiative was presented by the deputy of Riojan Hilda Aguirre.

A caucus leader facing internal pressure, German Martinezand Parliamentary Secretary Paula Penaca, sent a letter to the pro president, Patricia Bullrichtake action on this matter. We appeal to his role as President (profession) so that his party rejects the said statements and that the MP (Sanchez) be required to correct his statements.Because they are unconstitutional and cause a complaint against the Argentine people and democracy,” the ruling party said.

German Martinez
German Martinez

Faced with a conflict that promised to escalate for days, Sánchez was forced from the top of the block to abandon his project. However, Bullrich defended the legislator. “We are not a political force that imposes ideological discipline,” he said Er.

“I do not agree with the death penalty in any case,” he emphasized. But let the ruling party not try to use the rhetoric of ‘hate speech’ to engage the pro and together for change. We’re not going to get into that.”

Source: La Nacion

follow:
\