Mancuzo repeated his claim that 35 percent of the current legislates were involved in parapolitics, “What I said was that 35 percent of the current legislators were elected in areas where the paramilitaries ruled. Anyone wanting to make politicsin that area had to come and consult our political representatives”.The former AUC chief denies having retracted his statement that he and Carlos Castaño had met with current vice-President, Fransisco Santos and his cousin, Defense minister Juan Manuel Santos: “We were asked to find proof that the Cali Carter had financed the presidential campaign of former president Ernesto Samper.”
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