Would you consider that a former President and now sitting Senator could be at the center of a constitutional crisis? That is the problem facing Argentina at the present moment. The former President covered up an attack in order to benefit politically from it.
Just to add to the drama, let’s add a suicide/murder question into the equation. It seems that politics in Argentina was getting pretty rough under President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner. Curious? Read more here.
As Written By Ed Morrissey for Hot Air:
Want to see a real constitutional crisis? Keep your eyes on Argentina, where a judge just indicted former president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner for treason. The indictment alleges that Fernandez de Kirchner covered up Iran’s role in a terrorist attack on a Jewish community center in order to benefit politically from an alliance with Tehran.
The only trick will be arresting her:
A federal judge in Argentina indicted former President Cristina Fernandez for treason and asked for her arrest for trying to cover up Iran’s possible role in the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center that killed 85 people, a court ruling said.
As Fernandez is a senator, Congress would first have to vote to strip her of parliamentary immunity for an arrest to occur. The judge, Claudio Bonadio, also indicted and ordered house arrest for Fernandez’s Foreign Minister Hector Timerman, the 491-page ruling said. …
While removing immunity from congressional officials is rare in Argentina, Congress voted on Oct. 25 to do so for Fernandez’s former planning minister Julio De Vido and he was arrested the same day. De Vido is accused of fraud and corruption, which he denies.
Cases involving Fernandez and her allies have picked up, with…..
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