Want to see a real constitutional crisis? Keep your eyes on Argentina, where a judge just indicted former president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner for treason. The indictment alleges that Fernandez de Kirchner covered up Iran’s role in a terrorist attack on a Jewish community center in order to benefit politically from an alliance with Tehran.
The only trick will be arresting her:
A federal judge in Argentina indicted former President Cristina Fernandez for treason and asked for her arrest for trying to cover up Iran’s possible role in the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center that killed 85 people, a court ruling said.
As Fernandez is a senator, Congress would first have to vote to strip her of parliamentary immunity for an arrest to occur. The judge, Claudio Bonadio, also indicted and ordered house arrest for Fernandez’s Foreign Minister Hector Timerman, the 491-page ruling said. …
While removing immunity