In response to Senator Rôibeardescù stated openness to discussions about his political future with both the TSP and RUMP, RUMP party leader Sir Alexandreu Davinescu MC remarked that “clearly you should decide what principles are important to you”, and offered the RUMP manifesto from the 48th Cosa general election for the Senator’s consideration.
Responding to criticism that his action was precipitate, and to the ongoing uncertainty over the legal status of the Senator’s actions during the BEER Affair, Sir Alexandreu stated that “I rather like the opportunity to advertise the RUMP’s wonderful slate of issues and people!”, and that “we’d love to have Txosue’s vote in the next election! He has his full franchise as a citizen, and we want him to vote to support RUMP goals and ideals: it’s the best path for the country!” Referring to the prospect of criminal charges against the Senator, Sir Alexander said “I’m not really sure how I feel about Txosue, though… I do note that your Government has decided not to bring any criminal charges… so you can’t really think he’s all that bad!”
Pressing the latter issue
along with party colleague Sir Cresti Siervicül MC, Sir Alexandreu called on Senator Schivâ to explain why to her knowledge no criminal prosecution was brought against Senator Rôibeardescù for what she describes as corruption. He claimed that clarification was needed “since we’re getting two different stories from Government officials”.
Party colleague Sir Cresti Siervicül MC stated that he agreed with the assessment of Senator Schivâ that successful prosecution of any offences related to the BEER Affair was unlikely. In his opinion a narrow construction of the statutes made prosecution in this case unwise, and that he believed in “using criminal prosecution only reluctantly and as a last resort.”