Honduras ruling party lawmakers seek to remove re-election debate sanctions

December 10, 2014 11:56 PM

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Honduras ruling party lawmakers seek to remove re-election debate sanctions

TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - The president of Honduras on Wednesday pledged his support to a group of lawmakers who are seeking to lift sanctions from a discussion on re-election, which the opposition says could pave the way for the president to seek a second term.

Some 15 lawmakers from the ruling National Party on Monday lodged an appeal with the country's Supreme Court that seeks to overturn a rule that suspends lawmakers for 10 years for proposing or supporting re-election.

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