Tag: André Ventura

Ventura wants prosecutors to investigate whether there was pressure from Russia in the case of activists
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Ventura wants prosecutors to investigate whether there was pressure from Russia in the case of activists

The president of Chega said this Thursday, in Santarém, that the Public Prosecutor's Office should investigate whether there was pressure for personal data of Russian activists to have been provided to Moscow and asked Fernando Medina to take "political consequences of this situation". André Ventura, who participated this Thursday in a protest against the "discrimination of bullfighting", in front of the Praça de Toiros de Santarém, said that it is not enough for the mayor of Lisbon, the socialist Fernando Medina, saying that he "made a bureaucratic error" and “to continue with his term in exactly the same terms”. For the leader of Chega, the Public Ministry should investigate “whether there were internal or external pressures here in relat...
Get away from deniers: "We have great respect for the pandemic."
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Get away from deniers: "We have great respect for the pandemic."

The leader of Chega, André Ventura, distanced himself this Wednesday from the deniers of covid-19, claiming that his party has "great respect for the pandemic", but indicates that the origins of the pandemic must be brought to light and looks to China for responsibilities. In an interview with TVI, Ventura categorically stated that he is not a denialist and pointed to the drop in domestic consumption to clarify that there is a climate of fear in “the weakest people”. Asked about the fact that he appeared in Parliament and in public demonstrations without a mask, the leader of Chega ironizes and uses a popular saying: If we were to say that we were deniers for not wearing a mask... who has never sinned should cast the first stone” . Witho...
Enough: André Ventura wants to “clean Portugal” and judge the left
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Enough: André Ventura wants to “clean Portugal” and judge the left

The president of Chega promised this Saturday to "clean up Portugal" if he ever reaches the government and "holds responsibility" to the left "for what they did" to the country and the politicians who stole "to the bone". If with Passos Coelho there was a former prime minister arrested, perhaps with André Ventura there were several leftist leaders arrested in Portugal because they robbed this country to the core", said Ventura in the closing speech of the party's III National Congress, which ended today in Coimbra. In a violent attack on "left and extreme left", the leader and single deputy of Chega also affirmed that, if one day he has responsibilities, "he will call the left and extreme left to account for what they did to Portug...
Congress of Chega: direction by André Ventura elected with 79%
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Congress of Chega: direction by André Ventura elected with 79%

The national direction of Chega, proposed by the leader, André Ventura, was elected with 312 votes, 79%, at the III National Congress, which ends today in Coimbra. Ventura had called for an "enforced majority", above 50% of the vote, either for his list or for the global strategy motion, which is considered to be voted along with the national leadership. For the national leadership, 377 delegates voted, with 312 votes in favour, 29 abstentions and 36 null. The results were announced by the congress table at around 16:00, just before the closing session began, already an hour late, in which the leader of the League, Matteo Salvini, from the Italian extreme right, and André Ventura. According to the online daily Observador, a tie in the v...
PSD cancels presence at the closing of the Chega congress
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PSD cancels presence at the closing of the Chega congress

This Sunday, the PSD canceled its presence at the closing of the Chega congress, taking place in Coimbra. After two days of being the target of criticism by André Ventura, with many fingers pointed at the president of the Social Democrats, Rui Rio, the delegation that would be present, consisting of deputies António Maló de Abreu and Paulo Leitão, canceled their presence. Considers the PSD that limits were exceeded, "limits of decency and common sense", either in the form or in the content of the interventions made at the congress. In the motion presented by André Ventura, the leader of Chega says that he does not only want to give parliamentary support to the PSD in a future right-wing coalition, but that he wants to be part of the Gover...
Enough: Ventura says his “only obsession” is getting to the Government
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Enough: Ventura says his “only obsession” is getting to the Government

The leader of Chega said, on Saturday, that he has the "only dream and the only obsession" of taking the party to the Government. The confession was made by André Ventura at the end of a speech at the III National Congress, in Coimbra, in which he relativized the internal divisions in the party, saying they were "growing pains", and in which he promised to be "a pure expression of Portugal of well". I only have a single dream, a single obsession that is to take the government of Portugal, to transform the face of this country once and for all", said Ventura, already screaming, with orchestral music in the background, with delegates applauding him, some standing up, after speaking for 27 minutes to present his global strategy motion. ...
Enough: André Ventura wants to be the third national political force in the Municipalities
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Enough: André Ventura wants to be the third national political force in the Municipalities

André Ventura is determined to have 10% to 15% per cent of the vote in the next municipal elections, becoming the third national political force in the voting that takes place later this year. This is one of the points on which the "Governing Portugal" motion is based on which Ventura presents his re-candidacy for the leader of Chega this Saturday. Ventura wants to "achieve strong municipal implementation, achieving representation at the level of parish assemblies, municipal assemblies and city councils across the country". Objective: "Governing Portugal" And, in addition, it also assumes the objective of "consolidating and preparing the party to reach 10% - 15% of the votes in the next legislative elections and thus become indispensabl...
Medina: "On the right, everyone is dating André but wants Pedro"
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Medina: "On the right, everyone is dating André but wants Pedro"

The socialist leader Fernando Medina reduced this Friday the panorama of the Portuguese right to a set of "loves and dislikes", saying that "everyone is in love with André", although without assuming him, but "really desire Pedro". In front of an audience of socialist militants, at the Capitólio Theater in Lisbon, Fernando Medina sought to draw a demarcation line between the PS and the political forces on its right, starting from an analysis made in a humorous tone of what happened in the recent MEL (Movement Europe and Freedom) convention. An event that took place in Lisbon earlier this week and brought together the leaders of the PSD, Rui Rio, the CDS-PP, Francisco Rodrigues dos Santos, the Liberal Initiative, João Cotrim Figueiredo, and...
Constitutional review of 18-minute sinker arrives in Parliament
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Constitutional review of 18-minute sinker arrives in Parliament

This Wednesday, Parliament ended the constitutional revision proposed by Chega in 18 minutes, rejected by an overwhelming majority of the PS, PSD, PCP, BE, PAN, Liberal Initiative and the two independent deputies. Of the 17 changes that deputy André Ventura proposed to make to the Constitution, five had different votes, but were equally failed and Chega was the only one to vote in favor alone. For example, the CDS/PP and the Liberal Initiative abstained from removing the ideological marks in the preamble of the Constitution, a change that was rejected by all the others, PS, PSD, PCP, BE, PAN, PEV and the two deputies did not -inscribed Joacine Katar Moreira (ex-Livre) and Cristina Rodrigues (ex-PAN). And in the article on tax progressivity...
In front of the right, André Ventura assumes failures and asks "political blow" on the left
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In front of the right, André Ventura assumes failures and asks "political blow" on the left

The president of Chega spoke this Wednesday at the Movement Europe and Freedom (MEL), an event that brings together the most different quarters of the Portuguese right, and which is taking place for the third time. In a speech marked by a division between right and left, André Ventura looked inside to ask for an outside attack. Turning directly to the audience, and criticizing the excess of "cordiality" in the face of the left's failures, André Ventura says that the opposite did not happen, and that the left was crushing the "cases" of the right, like submarines or Security Social. But the president of Chega went further, and said that "the fault of the right is not in power is ours", of the right itself. We have the most hypocritica...