Pedro Sánchez recovers Antonio Hernando for a relevance charge in Moncloa

The President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, has recovered the Socialist Socialist Antonio Hernando for a relevant position in Moncloa as he will be the head

Pedro Sánchez recovers Antonio Hernando for a relevance charge in Moncloa

The President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, has recovered the Socialist Socialist Antonio Hernando for a relevant position in Moncloa as he will be the head of cabinet attached to the presidency of the Executive.

Sánchez worked closely with Hernando in the socialist direction, but both went away after the crisis at the PSOE that caused the resignation of the first as a Socialist General Secretary in October 2016.

The head of the Executive, in an interview in the SER, has confirmed the appointment of Antonio Hernando at the Council of Ministers of this Tuesday.

"He is a great politician and we must have the best, and he is," he has underlined before insisting that he is a person with capacity as other socialist leaders, including Patxi López and Guillermo Fernández Vara.

Hernando will work an elbow with an elbow with Óscar López, head of the government presidency cabinet, years after both were also at the PSOE management team with Sánchez at the José Blanco stage as Secretary of Organization.

After receiving Pedro Sánchez, the commission of forming a government on February 3, 2016, Hernando was elected as a member and coordinator of the negotiating group with political parties to try to reach a government covenant. They achieved the agreement with citizens but not with we can and other leftist forces. In parallel, as a spokesman in Congress, he intervened in the failed debates of investiture of Sánchez at the beginning of March 2016, which gave way to the dissolution of the cameras and the call for elections.

In the new elections on June 26, Hernando repeated as a third party on the Madrid list and was spokesman for the Electoral Committee. He renewed the minutes of him and on July 17 he was confirmed as a socialist spokesman at Congress, from where he continued defending the "no" to Mariano Rajoy.

After the resignation on October 1, 2016 of Sánchez as Secretary General, Hernando was confirmed by the Socialist Manager as a spokesman in the lower house and assumed the presidency of the Group of Cortes. He was in charge of defending the abstention from his parliamentary group in the second vote that allowed Rajoy's investiture on October 29, for "general interest" and as a lesser evil to avoid third elections.

After eight months of Sánchez, the night of Socialist primaries for the election of the Secretary-General of May 21, 2017, in which he recovered the leadership of the party, Hernando presented his resignation as a spokesman at Congress.

Sánchez asked him to continue in the post to the June Congress, but on the 24th of that month he relieved him as a provisional spokesman José Luis Ábalos, with whom he collaborated in the preparation of speech on the occasion of the motion of censorship of we can against Rajoy discussed in June.

In the 39 Congress of that year Hernando was one of those who remained outside the Federal Committee.

Since then, after being also outside the commissions of official secrets, those of Regulation and the Permanent Diputación of the Congress, the sparkler of the Mixed National Security Commission was entrusted and was a vocal in those of justice, from the interior and in The study of the 21st century police model. He did not attend the legislative elections of April 28, 2019, from then on active politics.

Updated Date: 18 October 2021, 03:58

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