The cabinet chaired by Mirtha Vasquez obtained the investiture of Congress with 68 votes in favor, 56 against and one abstention. But, in addition to the division in the suffrage of Peru Libre between Cerronistas and Castillistas, what drew attention was the vote of two right-wing parliamentarians, from Popular Renewal, who chose to support the Council of Ministers.
Is about Javier Padilla and Jorge Zeballos, who marked green during the vote, unlike his six bench mates who decided not to grant their trust. In this parliamentary group, there was one abstention.
In this regard, the spokesman for Popular Renovation and retired admiral, Jorge Montoya, said that there is no break in his group and that it was agreed that each member choose conscientiously.
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“We left everyone free to vote as they wanted. There were different opinions and that is the result of the actual vote. They did not vote en bloc, but each one was allowed to decide how to vote ”, declared the parliamentarian in dialogue with Canal N.
“They will not be disciplined. There was freedom to vote. We remain united and have the same principles, and we continue to work together“, Added the legislator, to later criticize to the new Minister of the Interior, Avelino Guillén. He pointed out that on his bench they are going to talk to see what action they will take against the head of the Minister.
President says he is not worried about the opposition
On the other hand, the President of the Republic, Pedro Castillo, he sent a message to his opponents during the launch of the single national registry of common pots Mankachay Perú (Mi ollita Perú) in San Juan de Lurigancho.
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In this activity, the head of state gave a speech and indicated that he is not concerned about those who criticize him. “I am not worried about the opposition. I am not concerned with those who still do not conceive of having been defeated by your will, by the dreams of this people, by this people thirsty for many opportunities, “he said.
The opposition in the Congress of the Republic is represented mainly by right-wing groups: Fuerza Popular, Renovación Popular and Avanza País.