Argentine President accuses Supreme Court of favoring political candidates

The Supreme Court ruling benefited the governor of the city of Buenos Aires, the opposition leader,and possible candidate for president in 2023, Horacio Rodriguez Larreta, against a decree by Fernandez that suspended face-to-face classes in his province.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Argentine President Alberto Fernandez accused the judiciary of favoring opposition political candidates and economic power factors at an event the day after the Supreme Court upheld the autonomy of the city of Buenos Aires to decide on its education policy, which an opposition leader governs.

"A judge has the right to want to run for president and has the right to vote for him and can do so," Fernandez said.  "What he (a judge) cannot do is use the rulings he has to issue to favor the candidates he likes," he said.

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