Accustomed to the anonymity that it gives to be in the second row of the policy, Ignacio Cosidó (Salamanca, spain, 1965) has lived in spite of your week of greater prominence. The spokesman of the PP in the Senate stood in the eye of the storm by transcending the message of WhatsApp that is forwarded —not wrote— the 146 senators in his party boasted that, after the agreement now frustrated with the PSOE on the General Council of Judicial Power (CGPJ), I would be able to “control the Supreme from behind”. The president of his party, Paul Married, expressed his “rejection” of this message and prevented the support of a clear to the senator. A significant gesture because Cosidó was one of their first supports in the primary to elect the successor of Mariano Rajoy, when many popular gave by fact that “the child” —as some refer to Married— was a candidate with less options that Soraya Sáenz de Santamaría, and Maria Dolores de Cospedal. A bet that was rewarded with the spokesman in the Senate, in which Cosidó is kept... for the moment.MORE INFORMATION The PP dissolves the chat to which Cosidó sent his controversial message about the covenant to renew the Judiciary Sanchez asks for the resignation of Cosidó and that the PP will not break the covenant of the Judiciary in The ‘whatsapp’ on the Judiciary puts on the tight rope to Cosidó
practicing Catholic and friendly treatment in the short distances, Cosidó started in national politics as chief of staff that it was during the presidency of José María Aznar director general of the Civil Guard, Santiago Lopez. After the victory of José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, moved between the Senate and the Congress, in which he was particularly belligerent with the Executive socialist. In the upper House accused Gregorio Fish-Beard, then High Commissioner for the Support of Victims of Terrorism, to be closer to the “executioners terrorists”. He had to apologize. Already in the Carrera de San Jeronimo, became the main bulwark against the minister of the Interior, Alfredo Pérez Rubalcaba, on account of the case Pheasant that investigated a tip police to ETA. These were the years in which the PP became the terror into a political weapon against the socialist. A strategy that Cosidó continued as the apt pupil.
In that period cultivated his relationship with the police unions, but also with agents unhappy always willing to leak information sensitive to the expectation of the return Gencobahis of the PP to power in order to claim your reward. Thanks to these visitors —as they are referred to disparagingly in the Police itself—, Cosidó boasted from her seat to handle sensitive information. Therefore, when Rajoy won in 2011 his name went into the pools to occupy positions of responsibility in the Interior, especially as the head of the Civil Guard. The order was another: the National Police.
he Landed as well by the imposition of The Moncloa in a post for that, who was going to be his boss for four years, Jorge Fernández Díaz, had another candidate. The Catalan political never hid his void tune with Cosidó, which on numerous occasions excluded from the meeting to those that attended and the high command of the police itself. “Cosidó will puenteaba around the world”, says a commissioner who has occupied positions of responsibility in the general direction. Another criticism is that, despite knowing that it was carrying the police patriotic “clearance to the side [in reference to the which was occupied by his number two, the commissioner Eugenio Pino, pointed out as the instigator of this group]”, did nothing to prevent it.
A lack of authority that didn't help the first decisions of Cosidó. He chose as chief of staff to an inspector friend who forced him to dismiss the little time. Neither has won the respect of the unions, which they saw soon that it was not him with whom they had to negotiate in order to reach their demands. In the only thing that will applaud all that is in the personal treatment with the agents, and, above all, that first went to Kabul (Afghanistan) to repatriate the bodies of the two policemen killed in an attack by taliban against the embassy of Spain.
a Little background for four years at the head of a police to the left with an image battered after leaving to the light some of the activities of the brigade patriotic, as the Operation is Catalonia, or the Pisa report against the leader of we Can, Pablo Churches. When he stated in the investigation committee of the Congress which ruled the existence of this group dedicated to act against the political opponents of the PP, Cosidó popped out of that incident without any modesty of her and shielded himself in which the alleged ringleaders of the group —among who was the curator José Villarejo— not reported to him, but Fernandez Diaz.
This marginalization has become now again in his political mechanism after to come to light the first details of the Operation Kitchen, supposedly assembled for spying on Luis Barcenas with funds reserved and without judicial control. Cosidó has insisted that she never met with Villarejo, and that, therefore, it was not recorded. That is his great asset. Perhaps, the only one. Despite this, Married, has avoided back him up in a forceful manner because of fear that new revelations aerate the waters of the sewer with which Cosidó only supports having lived.