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Married recalls that Sánchez asked "end political pardons": "You can still regain consistency"
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Married recalls that Sánchez asked "end political pardons": "You can still regain consistency"

The President of the Popular Party, Pablo Casado, recalled that the President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, said that it was necessary to "end pardons" and that he felt "ashamed" and asked "forgiveness" of the citizens for those of the PSOE.The popular leader recalled in a publication on his Twitter account an interview by Risto Mejide to Sánchez in Cuatro, in which the current president of the Executive requested "end political pardons"."Sánchez you can still take back that shame and consistency by rejecting pardons for prisoners for sedition. See you in Colón at 12 noon, "said Casado.“We must end political pardons. I feel ashamed and I apologize to the citizens for those of the PSOE ”.@...
Married: "Sánchez is kidnapped by the independence movement because he wanted"
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Married: "Sánchez is kidnapped by the independence movement because he wanted"

The president of the Popular Party, Pablo Casado, assured this Saturday that the President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, has been "kidnapped" for independence and "radicalism" because "he wanted" and that the "payment" they ask for in exchange for their parliamentary support is the Constitution and the "unity of the Spanish."During the closing of a summit of mayors and presidents of provincial councils in Cartagena, where the new councilor, the popular Noelia Arroyo, was inaugurated this Saturday, Casado has accused Sánchez of having "surrendered" to the independentists and has remarked that his party will not allow me to deliver the Constitution, "legality and harmony", national unity and ...
It’s not them, it’s us
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It’s not them, it’s us

In the debate on pardons to the condemned in the trial of process some of us have more doubts than certainties, even if you are in favor, as is my case. Former MP Joan Coscubiela, whose energetic speech against the anti-democratic outrages of separatists is what is most remembered of those infamous sessions of September 6 and 7, 2017 in the Parliament, he has written some messages on Twitter that serve to raise the analysis in such a controversial matter. "Neither are the opponents of pardons callous, heartless and vengeful nor are the supporters of the measure of grace opportunists clinging to power or naive. We are not facing a moral dilemma, but rather a political crossroads ", affirms Co...
Unjustified decision
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Unjustified decision

The Prime Minister is preparing to take the most committed decision of the entire democratic stage. The pardon to politicians convicted of their participation in the Catalan independence plot, exceeds all the limits of controversy. Pedro Sánchez will have his reasons, but few Spaniards share them, excluding the beneficiaries and their followers.It is true that sentences cannot last forever and that the powers that be must always be open to review them, to grant alleviation. But for that it is essential that they give certain conditions that justify the benevolent attitude. In this case, they do not occur, at least as far as is known and intuited. It is only explainable as a political agree...
Zapatero supports Sánchez: he defends pardoning the ‘procès’ prisoners even if they accuse him of "treason to Spain"
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Zapatero supports Sánchez: he defends pardoning the ‘procès’ prisoners even if they accuse him of "treason to Spain"

The former President of the Government José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, has defended this Thursday that President Pedro Sánchez should pardon the independentistas condemned by the process Although it is "difficult" and they accuse him of "treason against Spain", because so were other "important decisions" that he had to make when he governed, such as the law of homosexual marriage or the negotiation with ETA, and which were later demonstrated, in his opinion, beneficial."This decision can significantly help what all Spaniards want, which is for things to be better between Catalonia and the rest of Spain, which the independence movement loses strength and that the dialogue recovers", he assured in ...
The full investiture of Aragonès will begin tomorrow at 4:00 p.m. in the Parliament
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The full investiture of Aragonès will begin tomorrow at 4:00 p.m. in the Parliament

The president of the Parliament of Catalonia, Laura Borràs, announced this Wednesday at a press conference the candidacy of Pere Aragonès (ERC), current acting vice-president of the Generalitat, to the Plenary of investiture as 132 president of the Government that will be held next Thursday, May 20 from 4:00 p.m. The plenary session will hold the first session at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday and the second on Friday, May 21 at 9:00 a.m., in which the vote will take place. Aragonès would have to be invested president by an absolute majority with 74 votes from ERC, Junts and the CUP. This Wednesday it was known that the bases of the Junts have approved the candidacy for president of Aragonès (ERC) with ...
The opposition regrets the agreement of ERC and Junts
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The opposition regrets the agreement of ERC and Junts

The pre-agreement announced this Monday by ERC and Junts to repeat a government of independence coalition in the Generalitat chaired by Pere Aragonès has triggered various reactions by the rest of the formations that make up the Parliament. The first to comment has been the PSC candidate and winner of the 14-F elections, Salvador Illa, who has branded the pact of "Attempt to repeat a failure" for Catalunya. The socialist regrets that two parties that have been governing for five years have taken three months to reach a preliminary agreement that he still questions: "Let's see how it ends," he said.Likewise, Illa has announced that, when Laura Borràs begins the round of consultations, he will ...
The independence movement is given one last chance to avoid elections: will ERC and JxCat finally agree?
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The independence movement is given one last chance to avoid elections: will ERC and JxCat finally agree?

After picking up the glove thrown by the CUP, which has offered as a mediator to try to put the negotiations between ERC and the Junts on track to form the Government, which were shipwrecked last weekend, the three parties of the sovereignist bloc have held a three-party meeting this Wednesday, lasting two hours, in the offices of the Parliament, of which They have managed to start a commitment from Republicans and post-convergents to reach a "minimum agreement" that makes possible the investiture of Pere Aragonès before next May 26.What is the purpose of the pact?Avoid elections. The three parties have ratified their intention that the next legislature materialize 52% of the pro-independence ...
Justice forces the City Council of Vic to place the Spanish flag on the main balcony
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Justice forces the City Council of Vic to place the Spanish flag on the main balcony

The contentious-administrative court 14 of Barcelona has forced the Vic City Council to place the Spanish flag on the official balcony. Consider that what until now was its location, the clock tower, is not a site "outstanding" Y "honorary". The council, which has installed the flag on the official balcony to prevent the mayor from being accused, Anna Erra, of gross disobedience, has presented resource to the judicial requirement. A tug of war that lasts for yearsVic City Council hung the state flag on the clock tower in May 2018. He did so in compliance with a court ruling after 6 years of legal requirements, since he did not have any hanging anywhere in the building. Thus, the consistory pla...
ERC and JxCat will hold a summit in Lledoners this Tuesday to unravel the agreement on the new Government
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ERC and JxCat will hold a summit in Lledoners this Tuesday to unravel the agreement on the new Government

ERC and JxCat have met for next Tuesday in the Lledoners prison (Barcelona) to hold a summit at the highest level in order to try to unravel the government agreement, and especially, to address one of the pending "folders", the structure of the new Executive.In a telematic press conference held after the ERC management meeting, the republican leader Sergi Sabrià has affirmed that this Monday begins "a key week" in the negotiations, and has confirmed that if the pact has not been achieved on May 1, Esquerra Republicana will explore "other options" other than those of a coalition government with JxCat.About the summit next Tuesday in Lledoners, which was advanced by Nació Digital and This Monday ...