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Xavier Bertrand doesn’t perceive that Éric Ciotti, the president of LR, has not but reacted to the RN's name to kind a union of the rights. “I waited for a press release from Eric Ciotti to say that there were no discussions underway [avec le RN et Reconquête !] and that there would never be any,” regretted the president of Hauts-de-France, visitor of France Info, this Tuesday, June 11. In useless.

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Marine Le Pen assured, Monday night, that the RN is “ready to rally” with LR. Éric Ciotti didn’t react to this announcement. The doubts about what the president of the Republicans will resolve are all of the stronger since, throughout the 2022 presidential election, Éric Ciotti declared: between Emmanuel Macron and Éric Zemmour [tous deux candidats au premier tour]“I would vote for Éric Zemmour, very clearly”.

Monday night, Jordan Bardella claimed that he had spoken with Republican executives. “The DNA of the Republican right is never the extremes. Never the RN, never Marine Le Pen,” insisted Xavier Bertrand. The president of Hauts-de-France questioned Marine Le Pen's need to depart, within the occasion of a majority of the RN on the finish of the legislative elections, the put up of Prime Minister to the president of the occasion and MEP Jordan Bardella, whereas she is a candidate for the 2027 presidential election. “Why is she running away? She would have the solutions for the French in 2027, but refuses to get her hands dirty today? »

Xavier Bertrand does not close the door to a union with the current presidential majority

Still on the subject of Marine Le Pen, Xavier Bertrand asked: “How will she finance the return of the retirement age to 62? If she lowers the level of pensions, she will find me facing her. »

“At a time when the Republican left has wallowed on the side of Mélenchon, we are certainly not going to do the same thing on the side of Marine Le Pen,” stated Xavier Bertrand once more, relating to the announcement of an settlement on Monday night, the place PS, Place publique, EELV and LFI proposed a single candidate per constituency, an settlement denied Monday morning by Raphaël Glucksmann.

And on the left flank of LR, are there potential discussions with the present majority? Xavier Bertrand didn’t shut the door to a potential union, however on the situation that the members of the bulk “change their policy”. “Macron is responsible for everything that happens: he campaigned for the European elections on the wrong side of the coin. The French wanted to be protected against the crisis. He told them about Mirage, Putin and war with Russia. »

“Damn it, let Emmanuel Macron shut up! »

Xavier Bertrand also renewed his regret for the older choices made by the members of the majority: the closure of the Fessenheim nuclear power plant, the decline in the construction of the Notre-Dame-des-Landes airport or even the increase of the fuel tax which led to the crisis of the Yellow Vests, including “Édouard Philippe [alors Premier ministre] is responsible “.

On the topic of Emmanuel Macron, Xavier Bertrand lastly let his anger explode. “Dammit, keep him quiet!” In the Parisian headquarters, my God, allow them to get to work, allow them to discuss rather less. We get entangled within the discipline inside shouting distance! Leave us alone! »

Emmanuel Macron should converse this Tuesday afternoon to current the political program which can be that of his presidential majority. The alternative to answer Xavier Bertrand who requires inflections.