The promise of Emilio Lozoya to give names and positions of who “used it” to commit the crimes of which he is accused today touches the legislators who voted the Energy Reform, among which there are seven governors.
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Mexico City, July 31 (However) .- In the list of the legislators who approved the Energetic reform in 2013 there are seven governors in functions that represent the parties Institutional Revolutionary (PRI) and National Action (PAN).
Is about Martín Orozco Sandoval (Aguascalientes); Carlos Mendoza Davis (Baja California Sur); Jose Rosas Aispuro (Durango); Francisco Domínguez Servién (Querétaro) and Francisco García Cabeza de Vaca (Tamaulipas). All of them from the PAN.
On the part of the PRI, they are Omar Fayad (Hidalgo) and Claudia Pavlovich (Sonora).
This list regains importance with the arrest of Emilio Lozoya Austin, former director of Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) who is today linked to process for the crimes of use of resources of illicit origin, criminal association and bribery, in their capacity as material author and malicious nature.
During the Lozoya hearings, held on July 28 and 29, the accused’s defense told the appointed judges that the former official would speak at the time about the people who used him to commit illegal acts in the cases for which he was accused. impute, which are the purchase of Agronitrogenados and contracts Odebrecht.
Presidency of the Republic It is the one that has provided more details about what Emilio Lozoya has to say. Andrés Manuel López Obrador In his morning press conference on July 14, he said: “How did you pass the Energy Reform? How were the votes obtained? […] Now the Attorney General (FGR) is going to bring Mr. Lozoya. Everything that will be known because he was director of Pemex when the Energy Reform was approved. Who approved that reform? What games? Here I leave task. How was it approved? Why were the votes obtained? How were the votes obtained? ”
On several days, the President insisted that Lozoya told the Attorney General’s Office, that he has in his possession recordings of alleged bribes related to the approval of the Energy Reform that could involve senior officials of the past administration.
Both in the Chamber of Deputies and Senators, the work done by the members of the PRI, PAN, Green party and New Alliance for the approval of the Energy Reform.
The governors of this list of seven were found in the Senate. That generation was varied, since it brings together classic actors from PRI and some PAN members who came from the administration of the former president. Felipe Calderón Hinojosa (2006-2012).
On July 24, the President said that “without a doubt” there were payments from the Government of Enrique Peña Nieto legislators to approve the Pact for Mexico, and called for their names to be released and to be cited by judicial authorities.
Emilio Lozoya Austin declared before federal authorities that he gave 52 million 380 thousand pesos in bribes to legislators of the National Action Party (PAN) to approve the reforms promoted by the political agreement, known as Pact for mexico, assured the newspaper Reform. In addition, he released some of the names of those who were allegedly bribed by officials.
Lozoya would have assured that the then Secretary of the Treasury, Luis Videgaray Case, together with former President Enrique Peña Nieto, coordinated the shipment of 6.8 million pesos to Ricardo Anaya Cortés. Others, such as Senator Ernesto Cordero – former Secretary of the Treasury and a man who was very close to Felipe Calderón Hinojosa at the time – would also have been bribed.
The governors of both the PRI and the PAN have said nothing about the alleged bribes, but at the time they undertook to promote it.
For example, Claudia Pavlovich said that the proposal for a new model of the electricity sector would guarantee the reduction of prices and rates in the payment of electricity throughout the country and that this would achieve a “modern, competitive and productive” electricity industry. .
Omar Fayad said in 2016 that the benefits of the reform were already in full view and that there were tangible benefits for families, however, a year later in January 2017, the increases in gasoline would come, causing several days of protests. in all the country.
The Governor of Hidalgo requested that evidence of the alleged bribes be presented. In that sense are the PAN governors. In a statement to Millennium, the current coordinator of the PAN in the Senate, Mauricio Kuri said that the National Action legislators fought and debated for a reform that would serve the country.
Ricardo Anaya sent a statement to Reform in which he denied the accusations against him, that the information of the bribes is “absolutely false” and that he has never committed an improper act.
He also described the accusations against him as absurd since he and the PAN have spent years promoting energy reform because they are in favor of promoting the competitiveness of the energy sector.
The PAN, also through a statement, indicated that the party will not tolerate any illegality committed by any person, nor “that justice be used as an instrument of propaganda to harm the party.”
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