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Uno alliance however no amnesia. While saying his participation within the New Popular Front, Raphaël Glucksmann reaffirms his variations with La France insoumise whereas settling scores with Jean-Luc Mélenchon, who won’t go to Matignon, in line with him.

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I would have liked to build a social-democratic pole on the basis of our success in the European elections,” first confesses the MEP, invited this Friday morning on France Inter after an extended silence, transferring this failure to Emmanuel Macron, whom he accused ” to have broken everything” by pronouncing the surprise dissolution of the National Assembly and imposing a deadline of just three weeks to organize legislative elections.

Raphaël Glucksmann therefore assures that the program of the New Popular Front, which must be presented this Friday, June 14, was “not not that of La France insoumise” (LFI).

It will not be Jean-Luc Mélenchon » as Prime Minister

The subject is not Jean-Luc Mélenchon, it is Jordan Bardella,” believes the MEP about the figure who could emerge from the coalition of the left. However, when asked about the possibility of seeing the founder of LFI settle in Matignon, Raphaël Glucksmann appears uncompromising. “ It will not be Jean-Luc Mélenchon,” he insists.

The strong man of La France insoumise nevertheless declared “ feel capable” of assuming the perform of Prime Minister, Wednesday night, with out nevertheless ” impose itself”. In 2022, the appointment of Jean-Luc Mélenchon to Matignon was even at the heart of the Nupes campaign.

READ ALSO Popular Front: the unbearable lightness of François HollandeRaphaël Glucksmann prefers to once again evoke Laurent Berger, the former boss of the CFDT, who distinguished himself by his opposition to pension reform. The MEP hopes that “ will emerge a figure who will be able to unite beyond the Popular Front” and lists the names of François Ruffin, LFI deputy, Boris Vallaud, current head of deputies of the Socialist Party (PS), and Valérie Rabault, also in the PS.

Campaigning, sure, however not for LFI

During his interview, Raphaël Glucksmann assures that he’ll “ wet the shirt” by supporting the candidates of his Place publique celebration, but additionally these ecologists, socialists and communists. Without making any point out of the personalities who might be invested by La France insoumise.

To a listener from France Inter, who presents himself as a “ juif of the left” for whom voting for the New Popular Front is heartbreaking due to the anti-Semitic ambiguities of LFI, Raphaël Glucksmann stands as a bulwark. “ I am here to represent you. I am here to be the guarantor,” he insists. “ There will be no reduction in anti-Semitism,” thunders the MEP, who swears that this election “ is not a face-to-face between LFI and the RN.”

Raphaël Glucksmann additionally ensures that the discussions across the program of the New Popular Front allowed the unequivocal qualification of the assaults of October 7 as “ terrorist massacre” and that will probably be centered on the battle towards anti-Semitism. An issue that Jean-Luc Mélenchon was accused of denying, talking of “residual anti-Semitism”.