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Morena rejects the President's proposal
Morena has challenged the President's decision in recent weeks - Photo: Ivan Stephens/EL UNIVERSAL

Morena rejects the President's proposal

01/12/2019
11:06
Mexico City
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Morena rejects the President's proposal

We've been told that the three contenders to become the next anti-corruption attorney, proposed by President López Obrador, didn't please the majority of Morena, the ruling party. We've been told they're getting ready to reject the proposals. It turns out that lawmakers consider that the contenders don't belong to the current administration, and seem more like they were proposed by the PRI or PAN. This rejection would block Eber Betanzos Torres, Alfonso Pérez Daza, and Natalia Téllez Torres, and with this, the creation of the National Anti-Corruption System would be delayed. This is not the first time that Morena lawmakers challenge the President.

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