Friday, October 30, 2009

What the Budget Debate Has Wrought

Bajo Reserva yesterday reported that the PAN's senators and Agustín Carstens are unhappy with one another, and today weighs in with more details:
What people are saying (and it's not one person's but rather many people's rumor) is that the fight over the budget bill has not only provoked division in Congress and between the parties, but also between the interior of the executive branch and among different party wings. The rumors confirm that Felipe Calderón not only scolded the business representatives, but also the PAN senators and the Finance Secretary, Agustín Carstens. The PAN senators are deeply divided among themselves. It's everyone against everyone.

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