Raphaël Glucksmann helps “the union of the left”, the one approach in his eyes to dam the RN | EUROtoday

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Since Sunday, Macronist deputies have oscillated between astonishment, bitterness and “spirit of resistance” on the sight of the electoral confrontation which is taking form earlier than their eyes, inform our journalists Mariama Darame and Robin D'Angelo. Here they’re thrown into the throes of the dissolution triggered by the top of state, dealing with two kind of consolidated blocs – the National Rally (RN), to which Eric Ciotti, the president of the Republicans, and some elected representatives of proper, and the “new popular front” on the left.

In her constituency of Yvelines, the previous vice-president of the Renaissance group, Nadia Hai, campaigning for her re-election, says nothing else: “The problem is us or the extremes, us or the mess in France. » In Hérault, the place the RN got here first within the European elections, trailing the Renaissance record by 23 factors, the speech is much less bravado. “Today, we’re cornered on this battle, on the sting of the tatami, with little power to get well. But if we don't win, we gained't exist anymore.”, believes Patrick Vignal, outgoing elected consultant of the 9e constituency.