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The Government will publish the DNU tomorrow with the call for Extraordinary Sessions to advance against the Supreme Court

President Alberto Fernández together with the Legal and Technical Secretary, Vilma Ibarra.  PHOTO: Reuters
President Alberto Fernández together with the Legal and Technical Secretary, Vilma Ibarra. PHOTO: Reuters

President Alberto Fernandez and the Legal and Technical Secretary, vilma ibarraare meeting at the presidential residence of olives from 10amto finish finalizing the details on the agenda of projects that the Government will send to extraordinary sessions in the National Congress, starting on Monday, January 23.

The tentative roadmap indicates that early this Friday the national government will publish in the Official Gazette the Decree of Necessity and Urgency (DNU) with the call for extraordinary. And among the projects to be discussed will be the impeachment of the four members of the Supreme Court of Justice for “poor performance of their duties.” In addition, there will be others related to the economy.

The money laundering that was worked on in the Ministry of Economy in charge of Sergio Massa (“Voluntary Declaration of Non-Externalized Argentine Savings”) will also be in that package to be dealt with in this period. In addition, the exchange of tax information with the United States (FATCA) and the liquefaction of liquefied gas (LNG) will be included.

The work of the Impeachment Commission in Congress will begin on Thursday 26 of January, as anticipated by deputies from the official bloc. Yesterday, Wednesday, there was a meeting of the 16 deputies of the Frente de Todos that make up that Commission virtually and they outlined the strategy they will use to advance the initiative in the Lower House.

The impeachment project will have a “booster” in Parliament. Although it will be signed by the President, it will have new accusations from the ruling party legislators to increase the burden of proof against the courtiers Horacio Rosatti, Carlos Rosenkrantz, Juan Carlos Maqueda and Ricardo Lorenzetti.

Alberto Fernández met with Germán Martínez (president of the Frente de Todos bloc) and Carolina Gaillard (head of the Political Trial Commission) to deliver a copy of the impeachment project to the Court.
Alberto Fernández met with Germán Martínez (president of the Frente de Todos bloc) and Carolina Gaillard (head of the Political Trial Commission) to deliver a copy of the impeachment project to the Court.

After obtaining the support of 11 of the Peronist provincial leaders in a meeting held on January 3 at the Casa Rosada for this project to go to Deputies, the judicial will be one of the main fronts in which the ruling party will try to advance. The other, although they still guard with suspicion the information will be economic. From the Economy portfolio in charge of Sergio Massa they have prepared a package of laws that will be included in the agenda.

From the Government they will promote that the project of impeachment courtiers “for poor performance of their functions” be one of the first to be treated.

In the Impeachment Commission, headed by the Entre Ríos deputy Caroline Gaillardthe front of all has most (16 of the 31 members) and assume that there will be no problem in obtaining a favorable opinion. But the numbers not enough to have in the enclosure the two-thirds of the votes of the legislators and that the initiative advances to the Senate. Together for Change he already anticipated through an extensive statement that he will not endorse it. Despite this, it will be one of those included in the extraordinary ones.

In Congress, the main opposition block, that of Together for Change, has already anticipated that it will not give a quorum in the compound to deal with the request for impeachment to the Court.
In Congress, the main opposition block, that of Together for Change, has already anticipated that it will not give a quorum in the compound to deal with the request for impeachment to the Court.

Also on December 26, Alberto Fernández explained on his Twitter account that a project would be sent to give him tools to deal with the ruling on the co-participation issued by the Supreme Court. “I have instructed the MECON (NdeR: the Ministry of Economy) to send to Congress a bill to be discussed in extraordinary sessions, which budgets for the necessary resources to make it possible to comply with the judicial mandate as provided in Article 22 of Law 23,982” , wrote the President. “This norm must preserve the current federal system; not affect the rights recognized to the Argentine provinces and compensate the losses that this precautionary measure causes them, ”he added.

Upon learning of the ruling in which the Court upheld the claims in the co-participation percentage, the head of state maintained that it was “unenforceable” and a couple of days later he stated that it would be paid with TX31 bonds and would cover the funds corresponding to 90 days of validity of the precautionary measure. For this reason, I would propose modification in the Budget Law to pay the City that amount. It is also evaluated monotribute techwhich includes three new exclusive categories for the export of services up to $30,000.

The pension moratorium that would benefit 800 thousand people and that it could not be sanctioned in the ordinary sessions and the Agribusiness Law (which has been unable to be treated for a long time) would be other initiatives promoted by the Executive.

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