Monday, June 5, 2023

US congressmen introduced a bill to sanction corruption in Argentina: they targeted Cristina and her entourage

US legislator Maria Elvira Salazar presented this Tuesday in the House of Representatives A bill to require President Joe Biden to investigate alleged corruption cases involving five Argentine officials, Including Vice President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.

Florida’s representative introduced in the House of Representatives a supplement to the legislation “Prevented by Enforcing Corruption Sanctions in Argentina” or “Act of Cases” introduced in the Senate by controversial Texan Senator Ted Cruz was promoted in It is also supported by Republicans Jennifer Gonzalez Colon, Carlos Jimenez and Mike Lawler.

If enacted, the government of the United States would investigate, in addition to the Vice President, his son Maximo, the Deputy Minister of Justice Juan Martín Mena; Senator Oscar Parilli and Treasury Attorney Carlos Alberto Zanini.

Salazar is an MLA who has already accused the Vice President in a public hearing in the Congress. “I’m going to say this in Spanish so that it is very clear to my Argentine friends. Its president and its president are making a pact with the devil that could have consequences of biblical proportions,” Salazar told Cristina Kirchner and referring to Alberto Fernandez.

In the request made this Tuesday, Salazar explains that “Cristina Fernandez and her inner circle are some of the most prolific embezzlers of public funds in Latin America. It is time for the United States to act against this unchecked abuse of power.” time, resulting in billions of dollars of theft and loss belonging to the Argentine people,” said Congresswoman Salazar.

“Cristina Fernández de Kirchner is a deeply corrupt politician who has undermined the rule of law and Argentina’s political institutions. The evidence against her is public, credible and supported by Argentine courts. Beyond Argentina, she and her associates have targeted Iran undermining US security interests in the region by placing Argentine entities at the service of the U.S. global terror campaign. And they continue to do so,” said Senator Cruz.

“The United States Congress has approved a law that authorizes the President to sanction people like Fernandez de Kirchner and his allies. My “Case Act” orders President Biden to use sanctions that They were designed to: Protect American interests abroad from corrupt politicians who seek to undermine them,” the senator said.

To support his request, Salazar highlighted the conviction of Fernandez de Kirchner in the Highway Administration case.

The sanctions they seek are a ban on entry into the United States, a tool the State Department has already used in other cases, such as that of Paraguayan Vice President Hugo Velazquez.

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