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The Minister of Health and Prevention, Aurélien Rousseau, during the transfer of power, at the Ministry of Health, in Paris, July 21, 2023.

The rivers return to their beds. The former Minister of Health and former chief of employees of Elisabeth Borne in Matignon, Aurélien Rousseau, definitively breaks with the macronie. He is invested beneath the banner of the New Popular Front within the 7e constituency of Yvelines, on the quota of the pinnacle of the Socialist Party-Place publique listing, Raphaël Glucksmann, who confirmed the knowledge to World. In complete, 175 constituencies have been reserved for the Socialist Party, following the settlement concluded on Thursday June 13 with the opposite left-wing events, in view of the legislative elections of June 30 and July 7.

Read our portrait | Article reserved for our subscribers Aurélien Rousseau, new Minister of Health, a “good student” within the face of excessive expectations

Mr. Rousseau slammed the door of the federal government on the finish of December 2023 to reveal his disagreement with the immigration invoice carried by Gérald Darmanin, whose right-wing orientation he contested. “It affects the load-bearing walls. I don't give left-wing or moral lessons to anyone. I see clinically that it is not possible for me to explain this text”he then justified himself to the World.

Emmanuel Macron, with whom exchanges had been extraordinarily tense on the time of his departure, initially didn’t need to settle for his resignation, fearing that it might open a entrance inside his majority, very shaken by the debates round this legislation. Until the final second, the President of the Republic had thought that his Minister of Health would go on December 20, like each Wednesday, to the lounge on the bottom flooring of the Elysée, the place the Council of Ministers was held. ministers. He had even instructed that the cardboard mentioning Mr. Rousseau's identify be positioned, as normal, as a replacement, on the felted tablecloth. The ace. The inauguration of the ex-minister by the left bloc, violently criticized by Mr. Macron throughout his press convention on Wednesday, is a brand new disavowal for Macronie, in problem within the first polls.

“Resisting the far right requires dynamics on the left”

Sunday June 9, the listing of Jordan Bardella got here first within the division of Yvelines, with 20% of the votes, forward of the lists of Valérie Hayer (18%), Raphaël Glucksmann (14%) and Manon Aubry (12% ). “The extreme right is at the gates of power, we must take responsibility,” explains Aurélien Rousseau, joined by The world, justifying his dedication to this marketing campaign and his return to the fold of the left, by this “ unprecedented situation ». He confirms that he no longer recognizes himself in the ” right turn “ taken by the government of Gabriel Attal, which still wishes to pass the unemployment insurance reform by decree. “Resisting the far right requires dynamics on the left”continues Mr. Rousseau.

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