If the opposition insists on not endorsing any of the members of the shortlist to elect the new minister of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation (SCJN), proposed by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, in the end the federal Executive will be able to to appoint anyone he considers, so it is better to reach an agreement between the political forces, warned Morena’s spokesman in the Senate, César Cravioto.
The appointment of ministers is our responsibility, it is best to follow it and not pass it on to the President of the Republic.he emphasized.
Regarding the criticism of the senators from the National Action (PAN), Institutional Revolutionary (PRI), Democratic Revolution (PRD), Citizen Movement (MC) parties and the plural group in the shortlist made up of Bertha Alcalde Luján, Lenia Batres and María Estela Ríos, because they consider that the three are political cadres of Morena and the first two have family ties to the officials, Senator Cravioto replied that the opponents always come to be disqualified.
The opposition certainly wants Diego Fernández de Cevallos, Fernando Gómez Mont, Santiago Creel, or other judges to be included in the shortlist, so that they follow the example of the current ministers who defend big business interests, allow the release of criminals and issues. resolutions against the Fourth Amendment.
He emphasized that the criterion of President López Obrador in this shortlist and in other proposals for appointments is that the candidates guarantee that they will act.
favor justice for the many, not for the powerful.
Lawmakers from the opposition front in the Senate
They maintain that the three proposed women cannot guarantee freedom, as the current ministers Alberto Pérez Dayán and Luis María Aguilar or the president of the Supreme Court herself, Norma Piña, do not take sides..
These are, he said, ministers
that their ideology is always on the side of economic and political power.
Cravioto commented that the strategy outlined by the Morena group and its coordinator, Eduardo Ramírez Aguilar, is to discuss within the bench and determine themselves one of the three candidates, and with that decision trying to find those opposite are the votes they deserve. .not to achieve a qualified majority. They should do it next week.
If this is not achieved, he said, the shortlist must be returned to the federal Executive, who, according to the Constitution, must send a second shortlist, which if rejected, will empower him to appoint the minister to fill the vacancy he left. in SCJN the resignation of Arturo Zaldívar.
Cravioto, who registered to run in Morena’s candidacy for mayor of Azcapotzalco, explained that this does not mean neglecting his legislative responsibilities.