Valérie Hayer, president of the Renew group, should take the lead within the Renaissance record | EUROtoday

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Renew MEP Valérie Hayer, at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, February 6, 2024.

Emmanuel Macron has lastly chosen his head of record for the European elections, scheduled for June 9. It might be Valérie Hayer, immediately president of the Renew group within the European Parliament and unknown to most people. The President of the Republic confirmed, Saturday February 24, on the Agricultural Show, that he had decided, with out revealing the title of the 37-year-old MEP. It's the weekly La Tribune Sunday, the following day, who took care of it, recounting how Emmanuel Macron had knowledgeable François Bayrou of it on February 20.

Sunday morning, Valérie Hayer was nonetheless ready for the telephone name from the Elysée who was to inform her the information. But, in accordance with a number of folks near Macronie, “there is no suspense, no plan B”, and the formalization of his appointment can be imminent. Especially since, Tuesday February 27, she should give a press convention in Strasbourg, as at every plenary session of the European Parliament.

Without delay, a few of her fellow MEPs congratulated her. “All united behind Valérie Hayer to defend our record and carry out our project”reacted on Sunday, on X, Nathalie Loiseau, who herself was head of the Renaissance record for the 2019 European elections. “Excellent information, a reliable and brave younger lady is on the prime of our record! “, for her part, commented on the same social network Irène Tolleret.

Refusal of Denormandie, Le Drian and Le Maire

While, for several weeks, several polls have shown the National Rally (RN) well ahead of Renaissance in the ballot and the Macronist camp was the last to have not chosen its head of list, pressure was mounting on the Elysée to for a decision to be made. The RN nominated Jordan Bardella, Les Républicains François-Xavier Bellamy, the socialists and Place publique Raphaël Glucksmann, the ecologists Marie Toussaint and Reconquête! Marion Maréchal. “I hope we will catch up. We wasted time and [je] deplores it »declared Renaissance MEP Bernard Guetta, on France 2, on February 16.

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Emmanuel Macron hesitated for a very long time. Valérie Hayer was not his first alternative. But the previous Minister of Agriculture Julien Denormandie, who, in these instances of social disaster within the rural world, was the president's desire, didn’t need to hear something. No greater than Jean-Yves Le Drian, the previous protection minister who, at a time when the conflict in Ukraine is bogging down and protection Europe stays to be constructed, additionally had his favors. Or Bruno Le Maire, the finance minister, who has continually expressed his refusal to enter exile in Brussels.

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