François Bayrou re-elected with out suspense as president of the MoDem | EUROtoday

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François Bayrou during the MoDem congress, in Blois, March 23, 2024.

Alone within the working, François Bayrou was re-elected for 3 years as president of MoDem, throughout the centrist get together congress, Saturday March 23 in Blois. Founder of the Democratic Movement in 2007, the mayor of Pau obtained 88.1% of the votes of the delegates.

“I am very happy with this result, because it is a testimony of confidence and a testimony of faith in our future”declared Mr. Bayrou throughout a speech, in entrance of round 600 folks gathered within the Jeu de Paume corridor in Blois.

“This weekend, we have a mission: to carry out a project of hope for France” in entrance of “our main enemy” : “resignation and defeatism”, defined Mr. Bayrou. This “enemy serves other enemies, all those who want to transform this dissatisfaction into detestation and hatred, all those who want to find scapegoats in our country, in our national community”he continued.

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Speech from Gabriel Attal anticipated

The MoDem, which claims some 12,000 members, holds its congress on Saturday and Sunday within the city of Loir-et-Cher. Interventions from the Prime Minister, Gabriel Attal, the pinnacle of the presidential majority listing for the European elections, Valérie Hayer, and the President of the National Assembly, Yaël Braun-Pivet, are notably anticipated.

The centrist get together has 4 representatives within the authorities: Minister Marc Fesneau (agriculture), delegate ministers Sarah El Haïry (childhood, youth and households) and Jean-Noël Barrot (Europe) and Secretary of State Marina Ferrari (digital). The MoDem additionally has 50 deputies inside Emmanuel Macron's relative majority, 4 senators and 6 European deputies.

The February reshuffle was marked by the episode of the real-false entry into the federal government of François Bayrou, who introduced that he wouldn’t be part of Gabriel Attal's crew regardless that his identify had been circulating for a number of days for the portfolio of nationwide training.

The World with AFP

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