The president of the Social Democratic Party (PSD), Rui Rio, accused the Minister of Internal Administration, Eduardo Cabrita, of being a liar ”. At stake are the minister's statements about the Social Democratic leader defending the reopening of restaurants.
“After having been denied and being fully aware that what he says is not true, Eduardo Cabrita returns to attribute to me what I never said. The conclusion can only be one: Eduardo Cabrita is a liar ”, Rui Rio wrote on Twitter this Monday, January 18.
After being denied and being fully aware that what he says is not true, Eduardo Cabrita returns to attribute to me what I never said. The conclusion can only be one: Eduardo Cabrita is a liar. https://t.co/QIdju2TNL2
- Rui Rio (@RuiRioPSD) January 18, 2021
The PSD president's publication followed the statements of Eduardo Cabrita made after voting in advance for the presidential elections. In the excerpt, from SIC's play, shared by Rui Rio, MAI says that “it appears that the leader of the PSD defended that the restaurants should be open until 15:30 pm”.
After two hours waiting to vote, Eduardo Cabrita also stressed that “we are making a permanent reassessment, both of the evolution of the pandemic and of the measures that are necessary, in order to safeguard its adequacy and proportionality. I think that was also the meaning of the declaration by the President of the Republic, with which we are totally in agreement ”, according to the Lusa agency.