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Gérald Darmanin and Emmanuel Macron, during the ceremony in tribute to Chief Marshal Arnaud Blanc, on the Versailles-Satory GIGN base, in Versailles, March 31, 2023.

EEmmanuel Macron is finished with “amateurs” of which he was however so proud in 2017. The authorities of his Prime Minister, Gabriel Attal, introduced Thursday December 11, from the winter backyard of the Elysée, returns to the coverage of yesteryear, that of a “ ancient world » that the Head of State imagined throwing away when he arrived at the Elysée.

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To train your team “tightened”like a “XV of France”in response to the Elysée, and turned in direction of “action, action, action”in response to the phrases of the tenant of Matignon throughout his interview on the 8 p.m. tv information on TF1, Emmanuel Macron drew from the ranks of Sarkozie, recruiting the previous Minister of Justice Rachida Dati, and ventured into Chiraquia to choose up Catherine Vautrin, minister from 2004 to 2007.

Two girls, from the fitting, due to this fact, who will sit on the council of ministers alongside Bruno Le Maire, highly effective tenant of Bercy, and Gérald Darmanin, the minister of the inside, each former members of the Republicans (LR) and ex -ministers of Nicolas Sarkozy. The shadow of the previous right-wing president, who tirelessly pleads for an alliance between LR and the presidential camp, hangs over this casting made up of pure politicians.

“It’s astonishing”

For historic Macronists of center-left sensibility, this authorities group illustrates the uninhibited right-wing of the pinnacle of state. A course of begun in the course of the first five-year time period which reached its peak with the adoption, on December 19, 2023, of the “immigration” legislation written below the dictation of LR senators and voted for by the far proper. The Attal authorities comes “put the last nail in the coffin of macronism”laments a Renaissance MP, an early ally of Emmanuel Macron. “It’s 100% right. It’s even astonishing.” sighs a former minister, labeled to the left of the majority.

François Bayrou, boss of MoDem, watchman of political balances during previous reshuffles, fumes. His party, represented by the Minister of Agriculture, Marc Fesneau, is losing influence. The time when the centrist could block the appointment of Catherine Vautrin to Matignon, because she was too right-wing, as he did in May 2022, seems to be over. Former Prime Minister Edouard Philippe says he is satisfied with having at least obtained the retention of Christophe Béchu, secretary general of his party, Horizons, at the head of the Ministry of Ecology. “ At the time of a reshuffle, there are always moments of tension, friction, but no rupture”defends the entourage of Emmanuel Macron who imposes “duty of freedom” of the Head of State vis-à-vis his political allies to intention solely “ the curiosity of the nation »

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