The parliamentary spokesperson of the Popular Party, Cuca Gamarra, has visited the set of RTVE's 'La Noche en 24 horas' and, among other questions, Xabier Fortes has asked her about the controversy surrounding the mass in honor of Franco which was attended by the leader of his party Pablo Casado in Granada.
Nevertheless, the deputy has preferred to settle the controversy, responding that it was a coincidence and that the Popular Party has already clarified it.
“It is an anecdote and a pure coincidence”, he replied.
According to Gamarra, the controversy is serving to mislead people so that they don't talk about other issues "that are happening in this country."
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At Fortes's insistence on why Casado has not ruled on the facts, Gamarra has settled with the fact that since the formation a "clear answer" has been given.This content is not available due to your privacy preferences. Update your settings here to see it.
Regarding the celebration of masses by the dictator, the deputy has indicated that it is not up to her to respond in this regard. "It is a question for which the Church will also have to answer," she said.
About Cayetana Álvarez de Toledo
Another of the topics of the interview had her comrade in ranks, Cayetana Álvarez de Toledo, for skipping the voting discipline during the vote of the magistrates of the Constitutional Court agreed by the PSOE and the PP.
Given this situation, Gamarra, as spokesperson for the group in Congress, has indicated that if it is finally decided to sanction the deputy for Barcelona, it will be done internally.
“The possible sanction must be resolved internally”, he commented.
This article originally appeared on HuffPost and has been updated.