A legislator ArgentinaThe lower house of Congress has been forced to resign after he was seen kissing his girlfriend’s breasts during an online congress debate.
This awkward moment was broadcast live during a debate on pension fund investments on the lower house’s YouTube channel and on a giant screen set up in Congress for online debates during epidemics.
Although some Argentine legislators attend live sessions, many still sign from home.
Juan Emilio Ameri said he thought he was offline at the time of the incident, but resigned Thursday after being summoned to order by lower house chairman Sergio Massa.
“It simply came to our notice then [internet] Home connection, ”Ameri later said in a radio interview.
Amerie said her girlfriend, who recently underwent breast augmentation surgery, entered the room when she thought she was offline and he called her.
“Let’s see what the implants look like, I told her. Look, this is less, this is less, let’s see the scars, she was next to me, I kissed her on the chest, that’s all, ”Amery said.
Although he said he thought he was offline, Views It went viral immediately, with the legislator looking directly at his computer’s camera before pulling down his ally’s blouse, all in the full view of other members of Congress and the online audience.
The legislator, who belonged to President Alberto Fernandez’s Peronist party, initially pleaded for his suspension, but eventually accepted his resignation.
“We can not allow this level of irresponsibility, so we guarantee that all the rules will be enforced so that he will be allowed in the right way according to the seriousness of his actions,” he told the House of Commons shortly before his resignation.
A member of the ruling Peronist Party, Buenos Aires city councilor Maria Rashid, backed Ameri in a tweet on Thursday, saying the behavior of legislators playing Candy Crush on their mobile phones while in session was not bad.
“Infuriatingly humble social media ninja. Devoted travel junkie. Student. Avid internet lover.”