SÃO PAULO, SP (FOLHAPRESS) – Even in the midst of the turbulence that engulfs his pasta at the start of the Government, the Minister of Defense, José Múcio, has not neglected his political base, or the state of Pernambuco.
Former federal deputy for five terms, he has received politicians with some frequency in his cabinet, most of them from Pernambuco. I tied some of less expressão, as vereadores, they will get space.
In the last second fair (30), for example, Múcio had a meeting with Chico Bandeira (PSB), a villager from Ingazeira, a city of 4,500 inhabitants in the Pernambuco backlands.
“I have known the minister since the 2000s. I was the one who asked the audience, to tell him that everything that fez was fundamental for things we will start to walk without hatred, return to normality”, says the vereador, in relation to the reaction to the attacks Coup plotters occurred in Brasilia on the 8th of January.
The official agenda says that the hearing lasted 45 minutes, but the vereador affirms that the truth was about 15 minutes of conversation. “I don’t care much for people to talk with a minister, I would like everyone to have that attitude,” says Bandeira.
Another vereador of the state who had an audience with the minister was Jorge Quintino (Solidaridade), from Caruaru, who made a “courtesy visit” on January 17. He was accompanied by Senator Rogerio Carvalho (PT-SE).
There was also space on the agenda of the Pernambucan parliamentary ministers, the federal deputies Augusto Coutinho (Republicans) and Fernando Monteiro (PP) and the senators Fernando Bezerra and Fernando Dueire (both from MDB), along with Governor Raquel Lyra (PSDB), received twice.
Former Minister of Institutional Relations for Second Governor Lula, Mucio always has good transit in various parties.
Ele also opens his cabinet to politicians from other states, such as federal deputies Erika Kokay (PT-DF), Marcelo Crivella (Republicans-RJ) and Jeronimo Goergen (PP-RS).
Múcio’s political activity occurred in the midst of a succession of crises that he precisely managed in January, sparked by the invasion of the headquarters of the Three Powers. The minister came to have the resignation requested by PT members and had to exchange the commandant of the Army for Lula’s order.
Through his advice, Múcio stated that the courtesy visits will take place especially in the last week of January, due to the presence of various parliamentarians in Brasilia as they return from the activities of the Congress.