Former Chamber of Deputies President Víctor Borda appeared this Thursday to testify on what is called the “coup”. Upon entering the public prosecutor’s office, he stated that they had never co-ruled with the administration of former President Jeanine Áñez; assured that the Movement to Socialism (MAS) in the Plurinational Legislative Assembly (ALP) does not recognize the transitional government.
“We denounced (the coup), 13 requests for oral statements that I submitted (…) against the former ministers, they never came (to the legislature) because they knew that the interpellations were exactly what they were supposed to be Acting on these issues, we denounced it. The government of Jeanine Añez has recognized, shows me a rule, a law, “Borda told the media.
He noted that the government of former President Áñez was not taken into account when the Legislative Assembly interpreted the extension of the mandate of the legally elected authorities as governors, members of the assembly, mayors and city councilors. He said the only goal is to guarantee parliamentary elections in 2020.
He added that as members of the MAS congregation, you never ruled with Áñez. “I was president of the Commission of Inquiry into the Sacaba and Senkata cases, I have requested that the assembly approve a judgment on the ministers’ responsibilities for the massacres, a criminal case for the supreme decree of November 13, 2019 November,” declared.
Borda appeared to testify before prosecutors for the “coup d’état” and announced that he would present photos and two USB drives that, among other things, contained some evidence of the situation he faced prior to the resignation of former President Evo Morales has aspects.
He recalled that the pressure against him was so strong that they kidnapped his brother and made him walk the streets naked to demand his resignation from the MP’s presidency.