The amago of opposition governors to break the federal and fiscal pact if their budget demands for 2021 are not met is a «desperate» action ahead of next year’s elections, state representatives of the Morena party noted, in a position
«We understand that the electoral hardship they face in their states over the 2021 elections will lead them to desperate action to draw attention; however, it is not only irresponsible, but unconstitutional to call for legal action to break a federal pact established in the Constitution and that has meant unity in the adversity that our Nation has experienced at different times,» said Jaime Bonilla, Rutilio Escandón, Cuauhtémoc Blanco, Claudia Sheinbaum, Miguel Barbosa, Adam Augusto López and Cuitláhuac García.
«They have not wanted to understand that our country is in a new political reality from the popular vote expressed at the polls on July 1, 2018. For the vast majority of Mexicans, this new stage in Mexico’s public life is a peaceful transformation, mandated to eradicate the regime of corruption and privilege that was fueled under power, to establish the clear division between economic power and political power, to achieve the yearning for peace and justice, and to achieve the construction of a true democracy,» they added.
In their document, in addition to supporting President Andrés Manuel López Obrador and expressing his «bewilderment at the position of a few governors who have called for breaking the Federal Compact,» the governors stated that the distribution of economic resources to states requires recognition of regional inequalities and a solidarity economic strategy, which eliminates such preferences.
«We reject borrowing to cover up current spending and call on state governments to disburse the republican austerity that is essentially that there cannot be a rich and privileged government with poor people.
«We call on the governors to calm down. The electoral struggle must manifest itself in its dimension and in due course. Mexico is one country and its greatness is in our history and in our people.»
I share the positioning with the governors @Jaime_BonillaV, @RutilioEscandon, @cuauhtemocb10, @MBarbosaMX, @adan_augusto and @CuitlahuacGJ https://t.co/0R587AU6iW pic.twitter.com/IEpVhzl8BR
— Claudia Sheinbaum (@Claudiashein) October 28, 2020
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