President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador accused the minister Supreme Court of the Nation (SCJN), Luis María Aguilarthat he was backward and not a good judge after he stopped distributing the US’s new free textbooks Ministry of Public Education (SEP) In Chihuahua and Coahuila.
“He has a conservative, backward mindset, he’s against us, against the transformation, but he’s not a good judge,” he grumbled during his morning press conference on Wednesday national palace.
“Who does the minister work for? Does it bother you that the children have textbooks? Does he think that when the kids run out of books their parents won’t have enough to buy books?” he asked.
The President reported that the governor of Chihuahua, maru campos, sent a controversy through the court mailbox to prevent its dissemination. This reached the President of the Supreme Court, Norma Pineapple.
“Almost immediately (…) he had already sent off the controversy and Minister Luis María Aguilar already had it in his hands,” AMLO accused.
“Two days later, Aguilar decided to halt the delivery of books. “It took a week and five business days,” the president said.
López Obrador also said that “already encarredado” also canceled the distribution of materials in Coahuila. He also said that while his government could “request a political process,” he made it clear it would not.
The President also recalled that on Tuesday the Attorney General (PFF) reported that the federal government will file a complaint against the minister over alleged omissions in a case where a company allegedly failed to pay taxes.
According to the attorney general’s office, a “large company with a nationwide presence” was found to have stopped paying taxes for more than 25 billion pesos in 2010, 2011 and 2013.
The company has challenged a decision that obliges it to pay taxes. He has also asked the SCJN to present his case
“In the last eight months in particular, Minister Luis María Aguilar Morales, who, on the pretext of the exceptional appeal demanded by the company, has asked the plenary session of the Supreme Court to analyze them and has not managed to solve the problem without a fair cause” , explained Felix Arturo Medina, Federation Financial Attorney, on Tuesday.
The textbooks were embroiled in controversy, as errors and ideological content were denounced.
On Monday, after the PRI government, Minister Luis María Aguilar Morales halted the distribution of the new free textbooks in Coahuila Miguel Angel Riquelme submit an application to the SCJN.
Added to this is the disruption of material supplies in Chihuahua promoted by Governor Maru Campos.
Previously, López Obrador had repeatedly attacked the SCJN, accusing it of a lack of autonomy and servitude to the “potentates” after the Supreme Court blocked several executive-sponsored reforms.