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"I am not here as a vase": Alfonso Ramírez Cuéllar responded to criticism of his proposal

Ramírez Cuéllar pointed out that his proposal is aimed at achieving a transformation in the country. (Photo: File)
Ramírez Cuéllar pointed out that his proposal is aimed at achieving a transformation in the country. (Photo: File)

After the president Andrés Manuel López Obrador will reject the proposal of Morena's national leader, Alfonso Ramírez Cuéllar, about the INEGI review the real estate and financial assets of Mexicans, the same deputy with a license spoke on the matter and, in addition to supporting his initiative, said that the position he holds not an ornament.

"I became a deputy with this flag, this has been my permanent fight, I am here in the presidency of Morena for achieve this longing and achieve this welfare state, me I'm not here as a vase or a railing in internal lawsuits"He emphasized in this regard during a virtual press conference.

The politician He maintained his proposition that INEGI may have the constitutional power to measure the concentration of wealth in the country in order for the rich to pay more taxes: “My proposal is going to achieve this transformation in the country and I have been insistent in my behavior and in the initiatives ”.

And it is that from the perspective of Ramírez Cuéllar, the end it will not be to disclose the wealth of the people, especially from the country's big businessmen. "I don't want them to enter the houses much less do I want personal data to be disseminated, that is prohibited by law and the Constitution"He pointed out.

The politician's proposal aims to quantify people's wealth and, eventually, tax them. (Photo: Cuartoscuro)
The politician's proposal aims to quantify people's wealth and, eventually, tax them. (Photo: Cuartoscuro)

Rather, their goal would be to access tax and bank data for quantify wealth of people and eventually tax the same of progressive way so that those who have more, also cooperate more. In this sense, he pointed out that Morena seeks the combat inequality and "the shameful concentration of wealth, I don't know who opposes this."

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In his virtual participation he said that there is a coincidence "with everyone" in which Morena should lead a fight against inequality and the concentration of wealth; however, the proposal was even rejected by various sectors of the party, including deputies and senators.

"The pandemic will bring a new world order that we must all design and endorse. There is no initiative in the Senate on new powers of the INEGI or the SAT (Treasury Tax Administration Service), so we will act prudently and responsibly. Let's not abandon dialogue, it is the best way, "said Ricardo Monreal, coordinator of Morena senators in the Upper House.

Tatiana Clouthier and Ricardo Monreal, members of Morena criticized the party leader's proposal. (Photo: Cuartoscuro)
Tatiana Clouthier and Ricardo Monreal, members of Morena criticized the party leader's proposal. (Photo: Cuartoscuro)

To the opinion of the also coordinator of the Senate Political Coordination Board (Jucopo) was added the criticism of the Morena deputy Tatiana Clouthier, from Nuevo León. "The just the fact that requesting information from the SAT would make it violative to use of personal data and with that it would discredit everything ”, he pointed out.

In addition, he complemented saying that "the well-being and end use of public resource They are fundamental, more no more powers should be given to INEGI"He also pointed out that his proposal would infringe liberties of citizens when accessing “without restriction” to their accounts.

For his part, President López Obrador dismissed the idea during the morning conference on Tuesday, May 19: "I don't think it's correct, they have to keep private which means patrimonies of businessmen and all Mexicans. The obligation disclosure of heritage assets is exclusively for public servants"

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He even mentioned that does not consider the proposal convenient, because if you are looking reduce inequality in the country, "the best thing is that the government help for most Mexicans to go going up little by little, moving up the social ladder. "

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