After having rejected a new meeting with the former PRI leaders who demand his resignation, the national president of the PRI, Alejandro Moreno Cardenaswarned that whoever intends to divide is going to find a retaining wall of thousands of militants who have sweated it out and who are in the territory looking for the best for the party and the alliance.
“But if the disposition is only to question and criticize, and not help and build, with me they do not even have thousands of PRI members throughout the country who, since 2018, have given everything they have to raise the party,” he said in statements to EL UNIVERSAL.
Questioned about the refusal to hold a new conclave with nine former presidents of the AT that they question him for the results of the electoral process of June 5, the Campeche politician indicated that there is no distinction to “discuss in private what can be discussed in public”; this, by rejecting the request for a new meeting to analyze the renewal of the leadership.
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Alito disdained the letter sent the day before by former PRI presidents to meet with him and summoned them to attend the meeting of the National Political Council to be held in two weeks to “debate and discuss all the issues that are important to our party.” To an express question about the possibility of him resigning from the position, he said that “that is not up for discussion. I have a period and I’m going to fulfill it. I’m not going to turn my back on militancy at the whim of anyone.”
He assured that he has met with the 32 presidents of the PRI and with the PRI parliamentary coordinators of the 32 congresses, and “the suggestion has never come from any of them. [de renunciar al cargo]”.
Regarding why he does not accept a new meeting with the former presidents of the PRI, the tricolor federal deputy commented that they are invited tol National Political Council and stressed that “there is no distinction to discuss in private what can be discussed in public.” Alejandro Moreno rejected that the existence of the PRI and the opposition alliance is at risk.
“Neither one nor the other, the trends do not say that”, and added that “we have to review and work towards where we should continue and concentrate the work”, and that “whoever wants to join in the work, go ahead”.
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But it makes it clear: “Whoever tries to divide is going to find a retaining wall of thousands of PRI members who have sweated their shirts and who are in the territory looking for the best for the party and the alliance.”
He assured that the PRI, within the framework of the next meeting of the National Political Council, is going to distribute territory, the State of Mexico and Coahuila: “We are going to distribute sections and territories to hold the 2023 elections.”
Of course, the party is ahead, not the personal interests of some who are more concerned about their future than about the fate of the PRI,” he said.
Early on, Alejandro Moreno Cárdenas issued a communication in which he referred to the letter sent on Thursday by nine former PRI presidents and the tricolor coordinator in the Senate, Miguel Ángel Osorio Chong, who have demanded Alito’s early resignation and requested a new meeting to follow up on the issues that were addressed in the first.
Moreno Cárdenas explained that the former presidents of the party are welcome at the National Political Council and called on them to present their proposals and projects for the unity of the party, and the analyzes they want, with a view to militancy.
“There we are going to debate, to discuss all the issues that are important to our party.”
However, he did not respond to the request of the former presidents who the day before asked him to hold a new meeting to follow up on the issues that were addressed, such as the “inclusive renewal” of different management bodies and the call for the “timely renewal” of the national leadership of the political party.
He reported that in recent days, after the meeting he held with the former leaders, he has had bilateral meetings with several of them.
In the PRI, he argued Moreno Cardenasall voices are heard, all the time.
He pointed out that at the next meeting he will call for them to be present at the National Political Council”, and assured that he will do so in a timely manner.
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