María Dolores de Cospedal, secretary General of PP and Minister of Defense, is currently heading to board of Directors of PP of Castilla-La Mancha, which presides in a speech in which it is expected to clarify if it is presented as a candidate to chair PP. about 11.08 , Cospedal has arrived at hotel Beatriz of capital Castilian-Manchego, where members of Board have received it with a great ovation. [You can follow live speech here]
Cospedal has not realized wher or not he will fight for presidency of party and left a sentence that summarized his doubts only one day after resignation of Mariano Rajoy: Since n analyzes wher his future is "in PP or out of PP."More information
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The Exminister's announcement will occur after former vice-president of government, Soraya Sáenz de Santamaría, announced on 10th of this morning that candidate is present and day after president of Galicia, Alberto Núñez Feijóo, renounced To fight for presidency of PP and to dislocate most of its leaders, who had already moved ir support. The voluntary low of favorite to happen to Mariano Rajoy opens a war for power in which Santamaría will participate, Deputy Secretary Pablo Casado, former minister José Manuel García Margallo, deputy José Ramón García Hernández and former leader of new generations In Valencia José Luis Bayo.
The executive Exnumber two has been more active than Cospedal in seeking support and remember that it has been encouraged to take step by regional leaders such as Basque Alfonso Alonso. Cospedal, Santamaría, or even it is possible that president of Congress, Ana Pastor, have until two o'clock in afternoon of tomorrow Wednesday to decide if y fight for presidency. "Let not present Alberto Núñez Feijóo, helps her to do it," said yesterday a source of National Directorate.
Starting tomorrow, an election campaign will begin, culminating in a double vote on July 5, when members will elect which candidate or candidates arrive at Congress on July 20 and 21, and what commissioners decide winner in that conclave. An unprecedented method in PP that has displaced main favorites, unable to calculate how result will influence participation of bases in result.