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Emmanuel Macron and Valérie Hayer, the head of the Renaissance list for the European elections of June 2024, in Château-Gontier-sur-Mayenne (Mayenne), October 10, 2022.

Here she is thrown into the deep finish, and not using a life jacket. Saturday March 9, from the Grand Palais in Lille, Valérie Hayer, 37, head of the presidential camp listing for the European elections, should make her entrance on stage. The daughter and granddaughter of farmers from Mayenne, who admits to having extra “the habit of putting up posters only to see his face on them”, repeated his efficiency many instances earlier than the Lille excessive mass, the kick-off of a marketing campaign which is able to final till June 9. In entrance of some 4,000 to five,000 activists, elected officers, ministers and sympathizers speculated to show the union of Renaissance, MoDem and Horizons, the MEP, unknown to most of the people, should reveal that each one just isn’t misplaced for this vote anchored within the DNA of Macronie.

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More than ten factors separate the presidential camp from the National Rally (RN) listing, led by Jordan Bardella, within the polls. But no hint of defeatism among the many thirty-year-old, who refused a ministerial submit in the summertime of 2023 so as, Matignon is informed, to commit herself to the European battle. Leave as a loser? “That’s not knowing me well. It’s not knowing the President of the Republic”, she says on TF1 on February 29. The presidential coalition imagines replaying the situation of 2019, when the minister liable for European affairs, Nathalie Loiseau, made up a big a part of her delay throughout a blitzkrieg marketing campaign, by which Emmanuel Macron significantly participated.

This time once more, the President of the Republic guarantees to play a number one function. “You have to fight, step by step”he ordered his ministers, Wednesday March 6, searching for to provoke his individuals, based on feedback reported by The Parisian and confirmed on the Elysée. “Things in this election are simple: those who believe in Europe and those who do not believe in it. We believe in it to continue to change it”he continued, referring to Aragon's poem, The Rose and the Reseda. “He who believed in heaven, He who did not believe in it, Both adored beauty”, wrote the communist poet, calling by means of this metaphor for the unity of the Resistance, throughout the Second World War, past political divisions. A means, for the tenant of the Elysée, to arrange a face-to-face confrontation between the pro-European camp, which he needs to unite behind him, and the Eurosceptic camp of the far proper.

“Le Pen is Moscow’s Europe”

Valérie Hayer should undertake this line on Saturday, making Jordan Bardella and the RN her solely actual enemies. The European elected official should converse in regards to the battle in Ukraine, invaded for 2 years by Russian troops, the primary angle of assault in opposition to the Lepenist get together, accused of complacency with the Kremlin regime. The extra seats the RN positive aspects within the European Parliament, the extra European values ​​might be threatened, it’s asserted on the Elysée. “ It is an identity election so that Europe remains Europe. We want to reform it, they [le RN] want to distort it”helps Loïc Signor, spokesperson for Renaissance. “It’s the Europe of Jacques Delors against that of Viktor Orban [le premier ministre hongrois] »insists the former journalist, renaming the RN in “National Russia”. “Le Pen is Moscow’s Europe”engages the deputy (Renaissance) of Bas-Rhin Charles Sitzenstuhl.

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