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Álvaro Delgado clarified that Lacalle Pou will not necessarily occupy his seat in Parliament

Álvaro Delgado clarified that Lacalle Pou will not necessarily occupy his seat in Parliament
Álvaro Delgado clarified that Lacalle Pou will not necessarily occupy his seat in Parliament

The presidential candidate of the National Party clarified what the role of the President of the Republic will be if he is elected as a legislator.

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He presidential candidate of the National Party (PN), Alvaro Delgadoclarified that the Republic President, Luis Lacalle Pouwhose name will appear on some of the white lists, will not necessarily take his seat in Parliament if he is elected to do so in the elections. general elections.

Delgado said this Tuesday in an interview with En Perspectiva that he asked a few days ago Lacalle Pou the power to use your name on the lists Senate as a form of “collaboration” in the electoral campaign, and that he gave the green light.

This announcement by Delgado was interpreted as a countermeasure to the militants for having chosen the former militant of the Communist Party and former general secretary of the Association of Municipal Employees and Workers (Adeom), Valeria Ripollto join the formula as a candidate for vice president of the Republic.

The decision to select Ripoll continues to be highly questioned within the PN, as some leaders believe that a person more closely linked to the party should have been chosen. alternate senator of the PN, Sebastian Da Silvaspeculated that the appointment could result in a flight of votes to other parties in the coalition, such as the Colorado Partynow led by its brand new presidential candidate, Andres Ojeda.

“We talked about almost everything in general, but above all we talked more about the campaign, about the resolution,” Delgado said about the conversation he had with the president in the middle of the electoral ban. “If I help, count on me,” were the words he allegedly expressed to him. Lacalle Pou to the now nationalist candidate.

“The challenge of leading a coalition that wins the election”

The former Secretary of the Presidency said that he now faces “the challenge of leading a coalition that wins the election” and that can also “win over a number of people” who did not vote for them in 2019 due to “prejudices” or “lies.”

“There is too much at stake to risk not putting everything on the field,” Delgado emphasized after the surprise of the names of Lacalle Pou and Ripoll, with whom he seeks to maintain the loyalty of the membership and at the same time, try to add votes “from the left.”

Source: Ambito

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