Alberto Fernández meets with Sergio Massa for the replacement of Martín Guzmán

Sunday, July 03, 2022 | 11:26 a.m.

President Alberto Fernández will receive this Sunday the president of the Chamber of Deputies, Sergio Massa. The meeting will take place after the resignation of the Minister of Economy, Martín Guzmán. The meeting will take place in the Quinta de Olivos, amid rumors about who will be the successor in the Palacio de Hacienda. The arrival of another important official of the national Cabinet is expected, to give effect to the definitions of Government.

In the last few hours, the president of the lower house was mentioned as a possible minister, in the exchange of pieces that led to Guzmán’s departure.

Yesterday, the president met with a group of officials in the Olivos estate, among whom Massa was not. In any case, the meetings are expected to continue this Sunday, in decisive hours, to define the new economic cabinet. There is speculation about the imminent arrival of the president of the Chamber of Deputies to the national Cabinet.

It is estimated that the meeting between Fernández and Massa in the Quinta de Olivos will be around noon, government sources said. In parallel, the President will hold a series of meetings and conversations with the closest group of officials, including Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero and the Legal and Technical Secretary of the Presidency, Vilma Ibarra, among others.

It is time for definitions for President Alberto Fernández, who has now lost his main official since taking office. He must define who will be the new Minister of Economy. Sound for that hot chair Emanuel Álvarez Agis, Marco Lavagna and Augusto Costa.

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