The columnist for EL UNIVERSAL, Carlos Loret de Mola, revealed this Sunday who is the owner of the campaign house of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, which is located on 216 Chihuahua Street, Colonia Roma.
As Loret de Mola details, the identity of the owner of the porfiriana house it had been kept secret; however this day it was revealed that it belongs to José de Jesús Hernández Torres, a politician who has worked 49 years with Manuel Bartlett Díaz, President of the Federal Electricity Commission (CFE).
The property was, since 1997, of the company “Top Real Estate Company S.A. de C.V.”, The majority partner of the firm is Hernández Torres, who owns 60% of the shares and is also a partner of Bartlett’s son.
During the López Obrador campaign, Brunette paid, for the also transition house to José de Jesús Hernández, 130 thousand pesos monthly rent for a year 4 months, also made a deposit of 452 thousand 400 pesos. When the President took office and moved his offices to National Palace, “La casona” remained as the party’s operations center.
A month and a half after winning the presidential election, the then national leader of Morena, Yeidckol Polevnsky, occupied it as an office; However, he later announced that in order not to continue paying the rent, which had increased to 138 thousand a month as of 2019, Morena would buy the property and “it happened, but the name of the seller was never revealed.”
Later the political party said that in this possession, which was from the Top Real Estate Company until 2020, a museum would be built on the so-called Fourth Transformation.
José de Jesús Hernández He has held positions appointed by the now CFE leader. “He combined his political responsibilities with a prosperous parallel career as a hotel entrepreneur,” said the journalist.
The then office of President López Obrador, located in Mexico City, has 603 square meters of construction, on a plot of 450 square meters. In this house the president received the Secretary of State of the United States, Mike Pompeo, and appointed the majority of his cabinet.
Loret has closely followed the Bartlett family with the subject of houses and contracts that León Bartlett obtained, who benefited from the sale of ventilators for seriously ill patients with coronavirus.
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