Julien Denormandie excludes taking the top of the bulk checklist | EUROtoday

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Gabriel Attal and Julien Denormandie, on May 8, 2022, then respectively government spokesperson and minister of agriculture, during the ceremony commemorating the victory of the Allies against Nazi Germany, at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris .

Cited behind the scenes as one of many favorites thought of by the chief to take the lead within the majority checklist in the course of the June election, Julien Denormandie, Minister of Agriculture between 2020 and 2022, as soon as once more publicly excluded this speculation , Tuesday January 13. “No, it’s not current at all. This is not a question on the table today”declared Mr. Denormandie on the microphone of Sud Radio, whereas the presidential camp is lagging behind in appointing its chief.

“Today I have other commitments, for the benefit of the climate in an entrepreneurial project, for the benefit of impact finance (…). I am very happy with these new commitments. I think we can serve the general interest in other ways than just through politics”defined this early help from Emmanuel Macron.

While his identify additionally circulated this winter for Matignon, Julien Denormandie affirmed that Prime Minister “is one of the functions that cannot be refused, I sincerely believe.” The former minister of cities and housing (2018-2020) then of agriculture, now withdrawn into the non-public sector, has many supporters within the presidential majority. He reappears within the media on the event of the publication of an essay that he co-wrote with academician Erik Orsenna, baptized Nourish with out devastating. A quick overview of globalization (Flammarion).

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The National Rally leads within the polls

After the appointment of Gabriel Attal to Matignon initially of January and a sequence of appointments of the complete authorities which lasted a month, the Macron camp should nonetheless nominate its head of checklist for the European elections in June, and the bulk is suspended on the resolution of the president.

In addition to that of Mr. Denormandie, a number of names are circulating, together with that of MEP Valérie Hayer, who succeeded Stéphane Séjourné as president of the Renew (Renaissance) group within the European Parliament, or that of the now former spokesperson for the Olivier Véran authorities.

Four months earlier than the election, the National Rally continues to be on the high of voting intentions forward of the presidential majority, within the varied opinion polls. In 2019, the Macron camp designated its head of checklist, Nathalie Loiseau, in March. The RN got here in first with 23.3% of the votes with a brief lead over the presidential celebration (22.4%).

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