Does Morena want revenge?

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Does Morena want revenge?
Morena's bench celebrating – Photo: Berenice Fregoso/EL UNIVERSAL
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Does Morena want revenge?

Morena's bench still smells like its former opposition role. They yell, complain, and question those who were in power, both from the PRI and PAN. Claudia Ruiz Massieu witnessed how they counted from 1 to 43, in memory of the Ayotzinapa students. Carlos Puente, a deputy from the PVEM, dared to defend President Peña Nieto and was booed. Morena is now the government, but it still acts as the opposition. Nevertheless, it's Mario Delgado, Morena's coordinator in San Lázaro, who reproaches the PRI's corruption and mistakes. He anticipates that they will correct, and also, be a vigilant power. The scuffles inaugurated by Porfirio Muñoz Ledo in 1988 are left behind. Screams and whistles, but at the end, the first session was relatively smooth. The question is if Morena, with all the power, is coming for the revenge.

They look down on the PRI

Claudia Ruiz Massieu is organizing an election to choose the PRI's next General Secretary. That's because the current Secretary, Héctor Gutiérrez de la Garza, who was supposed to become the General Secretary, didn't want to take the position, so they will have to choose someone who is by Ruiz Massieu's side to lead the party.

The PGR inflames passions

The Attorney General's Office (PGR) has inflamed passions among Tyranians and Trojans. The Elba Esther Gordillo, the former Governor Javier Duarte, and Alejandro Gutiérrez's cases are some of the reasons. And now the case of Effy Sánchez, the former president of the Mexican Archery Federation, who arrived in Mexico City last Friday. The PGR agents took her to the capital's prison, but they turned around and took her back to the airport. The reason is still unknown, but hopefully, a new relevant case doesn't end up benefiting someone accused of embezzlement, by mistake.

The future of the Cisen's spies

We're told that there was a very interesting meeting between Alfonso Durazo and high-ranking officials from the Cisen yesterday. The purpose was to begin the Cisen's extinction and pave the way for another organism, which could be a National Intelligence Center. The end of the Cisen had been anticipated, an organism that dates back to 1918. So, once again, the question is if, with a leftist government, there will be no more government spies, which they complained about when they were the opposition.

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