President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador Revealed the way ministers allegedly voted in the election to define the presidency of the Supreme Court of the Nation (SCJN), where she was elected Norma PineappleDespite the fact that the vote is secret.
At a press conference, he explained that the final vote would include the outgoing President of the Court, arturo zaldivaR, and ministers Loretta Ortiz and Margarita Ríos-Farjat, who were considered sympathetic to him, voted Alfredo Gutierrez Ortiz Mena.
He announced that Minister Luis María Aguilar also voted for Gutierrez Ortiz Mena.
While for the Minister elected as President, Norma Piña, Ministers Javier Lénez, Jorge Pardo, Alberto Pérez Dayan, Juan Luis González Alcantara, Yasmin Esquivel and the vote of the candidate voted to achieve six.
Though the vote is secret, @lopezobrador_ Unveiled the spirit of the ministers’ votes in the presidential election of @SCJNAnd questioned that the media does not report in detail. pic.twitter.com/voP1GwbSXv
— Political Animal (@Pajaropolitico) January 4, 2023
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López Obrador pointed out that the election of Minister Norma Piña as president of the court would not weaken his government, as his opponents have predicted.
However, he alleged that the Supreme Court is “only dedicated to protecting financial or financial interests” and pointed out that the decisions of this body do not help the population.
Election of Norma Pina as President of the Court
The election of Norma Pina as the new President of the Supreme Court took place this Monday, after a close vote in the third round in which she competed against Minister Alfredo Gutierrez Ortiz Mena, who was only one vote away from obtaining the six required. win the election
Already as chairman of the SCJN, the minister took the opportunity to recognize the members of the plenary session that his vote had helped “break what looks like an insurmountable glass ceiling”,
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This Tuesday, President López Obrador criticized Minister Pina, saying she has always voted against the Fourth Change initiative.