File - In a Monday, Sept. 30, 2013 file photo, Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez speaks during a ceremony in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Fernandez’s government was moving into uncharted political territory on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013 after doctors ordered the Argentine president to take a month’s rest upon finding blood on her brain from a head injury. With her doctors’ latest orders, she cannot campaign for her allies ahead of the Oct. 27 congressional midterm elections that will determine whether her ruling party can retain the seats necessary to allow her to keep governing with virtually unchecked power. The president’s spokesman Alfredo Scoccimarro said the president had suffered a previously undisclosed "skull trauma" on Aug. 12, one day after the primaries. He did not release any details. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko,, File) (The Associated Press)
Argentina's Vice President Amado Boudou attends a presentation of new police cars outside the government house in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Monday, Oct. 7, 2013. Doctors ordered Argentine President Cristina Fernandez to take a month's rest Sunday because they found blood on her brain from a head injury. There has been no official word on whether she would formally put the government in the hands of Boudou, who called off a trip to the Cannes film festival to rush back to Buenos Aires. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko) (The Associated Press)
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has been following doctors' orders to rest on Monday after a brain injury, without clarifying whether she will hand over power to her vice president.
Sen. Anibal Fernandez often acts as a government spokesman and even he says he doesn't know if the president will formally delegate her powers to Amado Boudou, who is under investigation for corruption and illegal enrichment and has one of the worst images currently among Argentine politicians.
He tells the Telefe channel that he doesn't have a clear idea of what will happen, but says the president "needs to rest her head and slow down a bit."
Boudou joined top Cabinet officials in a show of unity Monday, delivering some squad cars to the border police.