amongst French bosses, the temptation of the National Rally | EUROtoday

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Kylian Mbappé, fairly than Marcus Thuram. Stunned for the reason that shock announcement of the dissolution on June 9, the bosses are progressively breaking their silence on the problem of the legislative elections of June 30 and July 7. If, initially, some referred to as for a barrier towards the National Rally (RN), alongside the traces of footballer Marcus Thuram, many of the speeches now goal to ship again to again the “extremes”in keeping with the expression used on Sunday June 16 by the captain of the Blues, Kylian Mbappé.

Even if it means going a step additional. Even earlier than listening to the celebration and coalition leaders on Thursday, Patrick Martin, the president of Medef, delivered his verdict in an interview revealed Wednesday on the web site of the Figaro : “The National Rally program is dangerous for the French economy, growth and employment; that of the New Popular Front [NFP] is just as much, if not more so. » The boss of bosses says out loud what his members mutter under their breath: the presence of La France insoumise (LFI) in the left-wing coalition concentrates the fears of economic circles which, gradually, have left the anti-RN sanitary cordon s 'fray.

Certainly, apart from in the defense industry where summit meetings took place, as at Safran, most of the big bosses claim to have discussed neither with Marine Le Pen nor with Jordan Bardella, nor even to have been solicited. But the sectoral federations and other employer lobbies provide the link with the leading party in France. “For a very large number of them, the bosses have not switched to the RN, but they are making do, it’s true”deplores Jean-François Rial, CEO of Voyageurs du monde, one of many pillars of the “dam”.

“Participate in public debate”

The large query now could be whether or not the rallying of the chief of the LR, Eric Ciotti, orchestrated by the conservative Breton entrepreneur Vincent Bolloré, is probably going to herald its wake that of main enterprise figures whom the celebration wants to ascertain its credibility in financial issues.

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In the meantime, most financial leaders are cautious to not brandish overly political labels. As on this attraction signed by greater than 70 financial leaders – talking in a private capability – revealed Wednesday June 19 on the location Lesechos.fr. The basis of our financial system shall be threatened “if the supporters of withdrawal and closure, or those of confrontation and radicalism, win in a few weeks”alarms a panel of bosses starting from Jean-Dominique Senard (president of Renault) to Nicolas Houzé, basic director of Galeries Lafayette.

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