After the Presidential Debate 2023, where the presidential candidates discussed different key issues in Santiago del Estero, Sergio Massa referred for the first time to the scandal of Martin Insaurralde.
Last Saturday, it was learned that the now former chief of staff of the province of Buenos Aires was with the model Sofia Clerici on a yacht in Marbella. The episode sparked great indignation and the official resigned.
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Sergio Massa spoke about Martín Insaurralde. (Twitter/@JonHeguier).
Now, the current Minister of Economy said that Insaurralde “made a serious mistake”, so he resigned and asked that he also lower his application in Lomas. “He also has to resign from the candidacy in Lomas”, he expressed. The outgoing official heads the list of district councilors.
Before the presidential debate that took place in Santiago del Estero, his running mate, Agustín Rossi, spoke with the team of TN and assured that “no one in the party liked his actions” and confessed that it was Sergio Massa himself who demanded his resignation through a talk with Axel Kicillof.
Agustín Rossi confessed that Sergio Massa asked for the resignation of Martín Insaurralde. (Video: TN)
“Sergio acted. Yesterday he contacted the governor of the province and in four hours everything was resolved,» said the candidate for vice president and announced that Insaurralde “has every predisposition to appear in court next Monday”.
“Our political perspective is clearly defined in the decision made by Massa and Kicillof,” he explained and added: “It’s a fact that none of us liked it.”.
The scandal that puts Martín Insaurralde’s political career at stake
This Saturday, the model Sofia Clerici published a series of photos of a yacht in pure luxury in which the former chief of staff of Axel Kicillof in the Province of Buenos Aires, Martin Insaurralde, and triggered criticism from the entire opposition political spectrum, one day before the first debate of the presidential candidates. TFollowing the scandal, the official resigned.
Handbags from the most famous brands, watches, drinks and the most ostentatious foods appear in the images that quickly went viral. “They rob us in the face”, launched Luis Petri, the candidate for vice president of Patricia Bullrich and one of the first to express repudiation against the mayor of Lomas de zamora in license use.
“In the same week that the increase in poverty was known, with almost 47% of poor people in the Greater Buenos Aires districts, Insaurralde in Marbella spending a fortune in euros. What Governor Kicillof has to say Will it be with Massa’s Platita Plan?”Petri continued.
The presidential candidate of La Libertad Avanza, Javier Milei, also showed his indignation from Twitter. “When politicians tell you that public spending is sacred and that nothing can be cut, it is because They are taking care of the businesses that allow them to live like monarchs. They have little time left for this joke,” he wrote.