López Obrador recommended Felipe Calderón and his followers to continue their fight. Photo: @lopezobrador_
He President Andrés Manuel López Obrador celebrated that the National Electoral Institute (INE) deny registration to Free Mexico organization, that head Margaret Zavala and the former President Felipe Calderón.
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In a message spread through their social networks, López Obrador He went directly to Calderón to whom he recommended that, if he is dissatisfied with the INE’s decision, he take to the streets to protest as he did when he lost the election in 2006 against Calderón himself.
“I don’t know how much I celebrate this (…) What would you recommend to Felipe Calderón? Well, let him do what we did, call for peaceful mobilizations, yes, as we did when the presidency was stolen from us in 2006, ”the president said in a message recorded from his farm in Palenque, Chiapas.
He told Calderón that, as he did from 2006 to 2018, when he won the presidency in his third attempt, fight in public instances if you consider that your cause is just.
“But they continue fighting, as we did, we must not surrender when fighting for a just cause and when you have a clear conscience,” said the head of the Executive.
He explained that the decision could be considered as “divine justice” by Catholic or Evangelical believers; as “earthly justice” on the part of lay people or non-believers.
He even stated that there are those who may argue that the INE’s decision could be revoked by the Electoral Tribunal.
The president stated that the decision of the OTHER echoed public opinion that was against granted registration to Mexico Libre.
“How was the INE going to grant the party’s registration? The INE was ending. If in themselves they are totally discredited, “said López Obrador.
He also affirmed that the president of the INE, Lorenzo Córdova, supported Calderón in 2006.
“Lorenzo Córdova himself was in favor of electoral fraud at that time,” he said.
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