Jean-Luc Mélenchon “feels capable” of being Prime Minister however doesn’t “impose himself” | EUROtoday

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Lhe main negotiations have gotten clearer… or not. Guest of 20 hours from France 2, Wednesday night, Jean-Luc Mélenchon assured that it was too early to take a position on who could be Prime Minister after the legislative elections on June 30 and July 7. He “feels capable” of officiating at Matignon however instantly makes it clear: “I am not eliminating myself but I am not imposing myself. » The leader of La France insoumise assures to support the position of the socialist Olivier Faure: “It is the most important parliamentary group which will propose” its candidate.

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Wednesday morning, LFI and the PS introduced an settlement to share many of the 577 constituencies throughout the early legislative elections with the Ecologists and the PCF inside a brand new “Popular Front”. The compromise offers for about 229 insurgent candidates, 175 socialists, 92 environmentalists and 50 communists. A distribution purported to replicate the typical of the final European, legislative and presidential elections. The most troublesome half nonetheless stays: assigning constituencies and agreeing on a program, whereas Raphaël Glucksmann and people near him have talked about main blocking factors.

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