Portal of Montevideo
The whites and reds of the Parliament “wait for the resignation” of Chancellor Francisco Bustillo, after the former undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Carolina Ache presented the documentation of the Prosecutor’s Office that compromises him, they said. Portal of Montevideo coalition source.
According to the audios given by Ache to Justice, released on Wednesday of every week SearchBustillo asked the former vice chancellor to “disappear” his phone to avoid giving the former leader’s conversation about Sebastián Marset with Guillermo Maciel, undersecretary of the Interior.
In response, the nationalists and senators and representatives of Colorado are waiting for the chancellor to present his resignation, as they say. Portal of Montevideo various leaders of the ruling party.
Likewise, according to political sources consulted, Bustillo, Maciel and even the Minister of the Interior, Luis Alberto Heber, do not have the support of some members of the nationalist bank, where there is discomfort with the outcome of this issue .
“If (President Luis) Lacale Pou doesn’t remove them, they will go to ask questions,” said one of those consulted.
In this regard, according to The Observer, Vice President Beatriz Argimón called President Lacalle—who was in the United States—and told him everything that happened. According to the vice president, there is “a lot of anger” among pro-government lawmakers. The president agreed to respond “as soon as possible” to Argimón about the steps to follow, the aforementioned media detailed.
In addition, the sources added that from Cabildo Abierto “they are angry.” The Broad Front has spoken on the matter, and some lawmakers from the left coalition have also insisted on the chancellor’s resignation.
The white senator Jorge Gandini expressed himself through Twitter and stated that “everything is very serious and will affect the government if it does not act properly.” “Everyone must now do their part to help the president,” he said.
Everything is very serious and the government will be affected if it does not act properly.
Everyone must do their part to help the President.
— Jorge Gandini (@jorgegandini) November 1, 2023
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