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Text messages between Rajoy and Bárcenas published in national press
14 July 2013 @ 20:06

TEXT messages by mobile phone between Spanish president Mariano Rajoy and former PP treasurer Luis Bárcenas have been published by national daily newspaper El Mundo.One of the most recent, from Bárcenas to Rajoy (pictured left), thanked the president for his 'continuing support'.According to the article, a text sent by Rajoy to Bárcenas' wife Rosalía Iglesias between May and September 2011 said: “I will always be there for you – at the end of the day, life is about hanging in there and having someone to help you.”A later SMS between February and April 2012 from Rajoy to Bárcenas said: “Peace of mind is the one thing that one must not lose.”These two messages were sent after the news broke about the ex-senator and treasurer of the right-wing party having held 22 million euros – which has since turned out to be more than 48 million – in Swiss bank accounts, and being accused of paying leading PP members wage top-ups in cash, undeclared.

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