One hour before it starts the event called by the PP against the amnesty, the Madrid avenue Felipe II, Located next to the Wizink Center, it was filling up with supporters of the Popular Party who want to support Feijóo and show their discontent with Pedro Sánchez. The event has exceeded all expectations and according to figures from the PP, more than 45,000 people have attended the square and its surroundings. For this purpose, the PP has chartered hundreds of buses from different parts of the country with the aim of filling Madrid as a sign of protest against the amnesty that appears in the independence movement’s roadmap.
José Luis Martínez Almeida, mayor of Madrid, was the first to speak on stage. He thanked the attendees for coming to “defend freedom” and sent a message to “all Spaniards”: “We are all equal and we will continue to be, no one is going to take that away.” For his part, the former president of the Government, José María Aznar, who has expressed support for Feijóo in the investiture throughout his speech on several occasions, has insisted that “no one is going to challenge the freedom and equality of all.” embezzle” and has branded the amnesty an infamy. An idea that has also been supported by former president Mariano Rajoy, who has emphasized that “amnesty does not fit in the Constitution.”
The last to speak was the president of the PP, Alberto Núñez Feijóo, who has accused the PSOE of “going backwards” and offering “privileges for an elite to the detriment of everyone.”