In Tulle and Oradour-sur-Glane, on the sidelines of the commemorations, an Emmanuel Macron reinvigorated by the problem of the legislative elections | EUROtoday

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French President Emmanuel Macron and German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, to his right, walk in a street in Oradour-sur-Glane (Haute-Vienne), June 10, 2024.

This Monday, June 10 within the morning, Emmanuel Macron has the looks of conquerors, these to whom nothing can resist. The President of the Republic, with a stunning smile, climbs at a working tempo, with no jacket, into the Élysée Super Puma which is to take him to Tulle, the martyr metropolis of the Liberation. The crushing defeat suffered by his camp within the European elections the day earlier than, within the face of a triumphant far proper, already appears far-off. All eyes are actually on the anticipated legislative elections. A lightning marketing campaign has been getting ready because the head of state declared the dissolution of the National Assembly on Sunday night.

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Seeming to not worry providing, via this stratagem, a victory to the National Rally (RN), Emmanuel Macron discovered on board the helicopter his reminiscence advisor, Bruno Roger-Petit, referred to as “BRP”. The sixty-year-old orchestrated the memorial tour within the city of Corrèze the place, eighty years earlier, 99 males had been hanged on the orders of the twoe Das Reich armored division, three days after the Allied landings in Normandy.

But this morning, the 2 males speak neither about historical past nor the previous, however in regards to the looming battle. The former journalist, specialist in Florentine intrigues of the Mitterrand years, is among the architects of this dissolution which disconcerted adversaries as a lot as allies. Emmanuel Macron, writer of Revolution (XO Editions, 2016), sees it as a return to the sources, a rediscovered audacity: “the spirit of macronism is going to the French people by trusting them”he pours out in entrance of his advisor.

Major maneuvers

The thunderclap paused the story of the top of the reign. And even when the National Rally (RN) has an opportunity of successful a majority of deputy seats, the Elysée prefers to design a France, going towards European traits, able to uniting behind the presidential majority towards the extremes. The massive maneuvers have begun on the presidential palace. The head of state should communicate within the coming days to element this system which can be defended on the polls. He can be ” clear “ and, in accordance with the Elysée, “surprises” are nonetheless attainable. Afterwards, “come whoever wants”, launches an in depth pal of the top of state, calling on all republican forces on the left or proper to hitch the presidential camp. The President of the Republic will maintain a press convention Tuesday afternoon.

Scalded by the compromises made to the Republicans (LR) for the vote on the “immigration” invoice, in December 2023, Emmanuel Macron now not hears “to compromise”, mentioned an Elysian advisor. There is not any query that the President of the Republic will embark on “combination” – small preparations – just like the oppositions do, squeaks an in depth pal of the top of state. Afterwards ? “Nothing is written”tirelessly repeats Bruno Roger-Petit who, advancing in direction of a small group of journalists from Tulle, says, with a playful air, it follows its course… of history”.

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