The internal ruling party adds more tension while waiting for a definition of the presidential candidacy. Now, the Minister of Transport, Diego Giuliano, conditioned the permanence of the Renewal Front within the Frente de Todos to an "electoral decision" so that there is no PASO. A single, consensus candidacy, said Giuliano, seeks to "achieve a competitive proposal and win the elections."
In this way, the national official adds more pressure to the internal so that the debate decants towards a single candidacy of Sergio Massa for the presidential election this year. He made the permanence of the Renewal Front conditional on the ruling party, with its decisions, "showing a willingness to win the elections."
"The fundamental objective is to have a competitive proposal and win the elections. Therefore, we understand that the tool to achieve this is to reach that consensus," Giuliano said in statements to Telam Radio.
His advance comes four days before the party congress of the Renewal Front, Massa's reference space, which will be held on Saturday. The goal is to avoid at all costs an internal competition in the open, simultaneous and mandatory primaries of August 13, for which another heavy name of the cabinet appears: Eduardo "Wado" de Pedro.
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On the role of his space in these elections, the member of the executive board of the Frente Renovador said: "We have to analyze in this case what our participation in the electoral process will be."
"We are part of the Frente de Todos and of course we will continue working there, to the extent that the ruling party demonstrates the will to win the elections. We have to work in a competitive system that allows us to continue with a country project. You have to be clear about the course," he said.
In that sense, the official spoke in favor of "a model of production, work and without financial speculation."
Before the Congress, the Frente Renovador whitewashes that it works for a candidacy of Sergio Massa
The conclave of the mass space will take place on Saturday at 13, at the Movistar Arena stadium in Tortuguitas, Buenos Aires party of Malvinas Argentinas. In addition to the Minister of Economy, members of the national cabinet, governors, legislators, mayors, councilors and trade unionists will participate.
Just as the Justicialist Party (PJ) did, at the formal level, the Renewal Front will comply with the legal step of enabling the party to form an electoral front.
On the political level, the space led by Massa considers it a "strategic error" that there is internal competition in the PASO in the Frente de Todos "because it is an action that weakens."
Diego Giuliano with Sergio Massa and Eduardo Wado de Pedro at Mercedes train station.
In addition, he assures that a primary "causes a political disorder thatcould generate an economic disorder at the time of management after the primaries," according to estimates from the environment of the former mayor of Tigre.
The economy minister is emerging, along with Eduardo "Wado" de Pedro, as the main competitors for the presidential candidacy of the Frente de Todos. Both appeared next to Cristina Kirchnerr in the act of May 25, in which, despite expectations, the vice president avoided giving a political definition that orders the official internal.
However, officials of the Renewal Front already admit that they are focused on shoring up Massa's candidacy. In addition to Giuliano, this was confirmed on Monday by Ignacio "Vasco" de Mendiguren.
Economy Minister Sergio Massa, together with Secretary Ignacio "Vasco" de Mendiguren. Photo Juano Tesone
"In our space we always work for a presidential candidacy of Sergio (Massa). He has qualities that are very difficult to find in another candidate," said the Secretary of Industry and Productive Development.
In an interview with the C5N signal, Cristina had slipped the possibility that the single postulation falls on De Pedro, by asking that "the children of the decimated generation" take the post. In addition, in recent weeks activities have intensified to strengthen the figure of the Minister of the Interior. But, at the event in Plaza de Mayo, the vice president did not give details.
Days later, amid rumors of a possible formula, Massa and De Pedro were shown together again at an event in Mercedes, where the fielder plays local.
With information from Télam