The purples say that they were only informed, Errejón speaks of a "lost opportunity" and Rufián admits that his profile "squeaks"
MADRID, 29 Nov. (EUROPA PRESS) -
Unidas Podemos and various parliamentary allies of the Executive have reproached the PSOE for the election of the former socialist minister Juan Carlos Campo and the former director general of the Ministry of the Presidency Laura Díez for their appointment as new members of the Constitutional Court.
All of them have distanced themselves from the criticism expressed by PP, Vox and Ciudadanos since they consider that it is positive that the Executive activates the relays in the high court although the General Council of the Judiciary (CGPJ) has not yet appointed the two that correspond to it. . However, they have made it ugly that two profiles clearly associated with the socialist formation have been chosen.
Faced with the controversy, various PSOE officials such as ministers Félix Bolaños and Margarita Robles have defended the suitability of both to form part of the Constitutional Court, reproaching that their impartiality is being questioned and making it clear that the 'popular' cannot criticize their appointment.
However, from the minority partner of the Executive they have distanced themselves from this election, of which they have only been informed but not consulted. As they explain, the proposal comes unilaterally from the PSOE and Unidas Podemos has not participated in the deliberation for the appointment of Campo y Díez.
In this sense, the president of the confederal group, Jaume Asens, has described this "revolving door" to the former minister as an act of "cynicism", which does not match the depoliticization and independence discourse that the PSOE accepted during the failed negotiation with the PP for the General Council of the Judiciary.
In fact, the parliamentary spokesman for Unidas Podemos, Pablo Echenique, has emphasized, like Asens, that this proposal dismantles the "false" arguments to veto the Government delegate against gender violence, Victoria Rosell, as a member of the Judiciary, and evidence that they only wanted to continue a "political hunt" against her.
The spokesman for Esquerra Republicana (ERC) in Congress, Gabriel Rufián, has also been explicit in this regard, criticizing that the names chosen for the TC "squeak", although he respects the Executive's criteria.
In turn, the leader of Más País, Íñigo Errejón, and the Compromís deputy, Joan Baldoví, have also criticized Campo's profile, although they have made it clear that the PP cannot give exemplary lessons in this matter either. "The Government has lost a good opportunity to interrupt the habit of bipartisanship of appointing senior positions that are almost in office," lamented the Madrid deputy.
For his part, the leader of Vox, Santiago Abascal, accused the President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, on Tuesday of being an "autocrat" who has the objective of "destroying" Spain by electing Campo for the Constitutional Court, since he was the one who He drafted the pardons for those convicted of the 'procés'.
The deputy spokesman for Ciudadanos in Congress, Edmundo Bal, has expressed himself in a similar vein, describing Campo's appointment as "outrage", accusing Sánchez of being "scrapping democracy to turn it into his own political terminal.