The presidential majority shaken by the entry of Rachida Dati into the federal government | EUROtoday

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The deputy (Renaissance) Sylvain Maillard, the president (Renaissance) of the National Assembly, Yaël Braun-Pivet, the Minister of the Interior, Gérald Darmanin, and Franck Riester (then minister responsible for relations with Parliament), at the National Assembly, December 11, 2023.

To welcome the federal government “tight” by Gabriel Attal, now we have planed the desk of the council of ministers. This Friday, January 12, on the Elysée, Emmanuel Macron brings collectively his “XV of France”, as he calls the federal government of his prime minister, Gabriel Attal. The fourteen ministers appointed the day earlier than are pressed collectively within the small inexperienced room of the Elysée. I don’t want managers, I want revolutionaries”warns the pinnacle of state.

Facing him, the brand new Minister of Culture, Rachida Dati, defector from the Les Républicains (LR) celebration, near Nicolas Sarkozy and mayor of sevene district of Paris, hardly seems to be like a soldier of Year II. “Revolt can be disorder. And Rachida is not for disordersupports David Alphand, president of the LR group in Paris. But she’s a fighter. On this point, it can have revolutionary appearances. »

When the name of Rachida Dati emerged on Thursday to join the executive, the Macronist deputies from the left wing almost fainted. “He’s gone crazy!” », writes an elected official on a WhatsApp loop of parliamentarians, focusing on Emmanuel Macron. The poaching of this Sarkozie determine is seen as a provocation, a couple of weeks after the adoption of the “immigration” legislation which was opposed by 27 deputies from the presidential camp.

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“I will have to manage a balkanization”

Qualified for ” government Gorafi » – from the name of the parody information site where cynicism competes with the absurd – the new team arouses incomprehension of the history of Macronie. Hardly likely to expand the majority in the National Assembly, the arrival of the Parisian elected official will have the consequence, they judge, of radicalizing LR executives and pushing them to reach an agreement with the far right. And to encourage center-left voters to vote for the socialist list in the European elections. While dividing the majority, already fractured by the “immigration” law.

Shocked, the Renaissance associated MP Stella Dupont (Maine-et-Loire), a determine of the left wing, introduced Friday on X her choice to “step back”whereas ready to know “the complete composition” of the federal government and the “new course given to the majority”. Many of his colleagues additionally wish to know the federal government structure, anticipated by January 20, and to listen to the Head of State, who is because of give a press convention later this week, earlier than formalizing a distancing . They are because of meet once more on Tuesday January 16. Structuring a subgroup inside the majority group would permit them to be heard. “I will have to manage a balkanization”confided on Friday to a parliamentarian, Sylvain Maillard, president of the Renaissance group on the Palais-Bourbon.

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