Madrid/ The leader of the PP, Mariano Rajoy, announced today that he will leave the Presidency of the formation and fulfill his mandate until the day the party chooses his replacement: “It is the best for the PP, for me and for Spain.”
In the meeting held with the National Executive Committee, Rajoy added it will convene a national board of directors to in turn convene an extraordinary congress to choose his replacement.
He has explained he will not make changes in the organic structure of the party or in the parliamentary group because he understands that this must be done by his successor.
Rajoy assumed the presidency in the PP in 2003, by appointment of José María Aznar and as leader of this formation lost two general elections, in 2004 and 2008, and won the last three.
Mariano Rajoy has governed for six and a half years.
Rajoy has promised to be “at the service” of those who relieve him from the first moment. “And the order is to order,” he stressed.
Rajoy has also promised that he will place himself under the command of the leader of the party “with the loyalty” that his conscience and his forty years in the service of the PP demand.
Rajoy has made this promise at the end of his speech, a speech in which he spoke with emotion and said he is more “happy” to have shared this time with his colleagues than “the inevitable dislike of leaving the task in the middle of the harvest”.
“I can not imagine my life outside the PP, I have given everything for many years,” he said. (June 5, 2018, EFE/Practica Español)
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Rajoy no tiene pensado abandonar la presidencia de su partido.
es posible que haya un cambio en la Presidencia del PP.
Rajoy dejará de estar al frente del PP.
anunció que abandona el partido.
seguirá siendo el líder del PP hasta que se elija a su sucesor.
deja hoy mismo la presidencia del PP.
porque piensa que es lo mejor para todos.
porque cree que es lo mejor solo para su partido.
a pesar de que considera que no es lo mejor para el PP.
No se sabe.
desmiente que su sucesor vaya a realizar algún tipo de cambio.
dijo que es posible que haga algunos cambios.
dijo que eso es competencia de la persona que le releve.
antes de que se debata una moción de censura.
el mismo día que sale adelante una moción de censura.
unos días después de salir adelante una moción de censura.