The Government goes on the attack against the European Central Bank (ECB) for his opinion against the Spanish banking tax. The President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, has been the last to attack the opinion of the institution, after the ministercriticized this morning the professionalism of the organization led by Christine Lagarde.
In a sarcastic tone, Pedro Sánchez has attacked from Viana do Castelo (Portugal) against the vice president of the ECB, Luis De Guindos, of whom he recalled his past as Minister of Economy of the Government of Mariano Rajoy and how, he stated, he was “the architect of the rescue to the financial sector, which said that it was not going to cost a single euro cent to Spanish society as a whole».
Without losing his smile, Sánchez also recalled that «previously he was responsible for a large bank, which is Lehman Brothers, and today he is the; Well, I appreciate, without a doubt, Mr. De Guindos’ desire to help». All this comes from a few words of the latter: «Our opinion tries to help governments and people. It is not binding.”
In addition, the President of the Government confirmed that he is continuing with the “roadmap to create this important tax” and on whether the entities could eventually pass it on to customers, he stated that “in the approach that the PSOE and United We Canit is proposed that the clients of the different financial entities that are affected by this tax not be transferred ».