The PSOE considers Ábalos amortized: "Let's let the UCO work and see what comes out". In the PSOE they have not resorted to the classic "that man you are telling me about" that Mariano Rajoy coined to refer to Luis Bárcenas.

But the music sounds similar. Ferraz's leadership considers his connection to the former Minister of Transport to be amortizing after having provisionally suspended him from militancy for having joined the Mixed Group instead of renouncing his seat.