Crisis in the PP: Ayuso describes yesterday’s meeting with Casado as “unsuccessful”


The party leader summoned the president of the Community of Madrid on Friday afternoon at the headquarters to try to iron out rough edges

The swords are still high. Pablo Married summoned on Friday in the afternoon of urgency to Isabel Díaz Ayuso on the headquarters of the People’s Party, in Génova street in Madrid, to try to defuse the crisis in which the formation has been immersed after the crossed accusations between the two politicians. According to sources from the party’s leadership, the president met with the head of the Madrid Executive in search of an understanding that would allow them to settle the most turbulent episode in the internal life of the party in its history. No details of the meeting have emerged, but sources close to Ayuso have described it as “unsuccessful” the meeting.

First thing yesterday morning, the president of the PP in Galicia, Alberto Nunez Feijoo, explicitly asked Casado to consider a face-to-face meeting with Ayuso, alone, with the intention that both could chat openly in an environment that was as least hostile as possible. Feijóo told Casado that the management of the conflict between the two was being misguided and that both should speak in their own words and without the interference of “circles”. The Galician leader even threatened to call a extraordinary congress if its president did not do everything possible to plug the “bleeding” that the PP is suffering with this fratricidal war. In that emergency conclave, in a primaries, the new leader of the formation would be chosen.

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Casado attended to the Galician leader’s request and summoned Ayuso yesterday afternoon. The leadership of the PP has informed the 2:20 p.m. today, in a brief statement, that the leader of the Conservatives invited the president to meet at the headquarters and that the party “regrets the events of recent days and will continue to defend, together with all the militants, the best future project for Spain “. Official sources from the president’s team did not want to give details of the content. At 14.55, Puerta del Sol has pointed out that the appointment was “unsuccessful”.

In recent days there have been cross accusations between supporters of one and the other. Being one of the most striking phrases that of the former president of the Madrid community, Esperanza Aguirre, who came to point out that she is “thinking” about asking for Casado’s resignation.


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