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Rachida Dati, Gérald Darmanin, Gabriel Attal and Amélie Oudéa-Castera, during the first council of ministers of the new Attal government, at the Elysée, January 12, 2024.

For the fitting, 2024 began with a chilly bathe. Thursday afternoon, nobody at Les Républicains (LR) believed the rumor of the upcoming arrival of Rachida Dati on the ministry of tradition. Neither did Eric Ciotti, earlier than receiving a name from the particular person involved. The president of LR took the information as “a stab”. The Republicans, nonetheless, regained shade in December with the sensation of getting had their very own textual content on immigration voted for by a majority. But the euphoric ambiance earlier than the vacations is already a distant reminiscence.

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In the circle of Sarkozysts, the deputy for Alpes-Maritimes has at all times appreciated the previous minister of justice. Rachida Dati might properly plead to succeed in out to the bulk, the get together chief turned a blind eye. A “it’s Rachida” served as a phrase of apology. But, this time, his taking of freedom become betrayal: “Rachida Dati places herself outside our political family. She is no longer part of the Republicans”he stated in a press launch to resolve his destiny.

Eric Ciotti determined in a short time to keep away from any lawsuit in complicity with Macronie and to show sure individuals proper. Like Aurélien Pradié. The LR deputy from Lot has been denouncing for months potential traitors able to “selling yourself for a flashing light on the minister’s car” and pleads for an intransigent line with the bulk.

“Feeling of disgust”

“There is a feeling of disgust, admits LR spokesperson, Guilhem Carayon. Rachida Dati was appreciated for her freedom of speech and her personality. For many activists, his decision to join Macronie amounts to betrayal. » But it was with the blessing of Nicolas Sarkozy that she became a minister. The former President of the Republic continues to play recruiting sergeant to place some of his former supporters in the government. “It would be good to finally sweep away this hypercynical Sarkozy generation, attacks the vice-president of LR, Florence Portelli, interviewed by BFM-TV. I would like us to get moving, to move on ideas…”

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But the fitting should first digest this surprising poaching of a famend persona, in step with these of Bruno Le Maire, Gérald Darmanin or Edouard Philippe throughout Emmanuel Macron’s first five-year time period. She had misplaced the behavior of it just a little. The final one dates again to that of Damien Abad, very short-lived minister of solidarity in the summertime of 2022. ” Last evening [jeudi], it stung, concedes the LR deputy for Manche Philippe Gosselin. From the skin, Macron succeeded with a warfare take like Rachida Dati, however that modifications nothing within the movie: desperately searching for majority. He at all times has to cope with the sixty-two LR deputies to go legal guidelines. » And the brand new minister of tradition won’t “not move a vote towards the majority”warns the LR deputy for the Territoire de Belfort Ian Boucard.

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