campaigning within the North, Edouard Philippe stands out from Emmanuel Macron and says he desires to “create a new majority” | EUROtoday

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When he visits the North, Edouard Philippe likes nothing greater than to remind folks that he’s a giant beer lover. Saturday June 22, touring within the division to assist candidates within the legislative elections of June 30 and July 7, the previous prime minister was served. From 10:15 a.m., there he’s, with a pint of blonde in his hand, within the “Le Green” brasserie, positioned on the primary highway which crosses the city of Pont-à-Marcq, the place 100 or so sympathizers gathered across the outgoing MP Charlotte Parmentier-Lecocq (Renaissance).

Edouard Philippe and Charlotte Parmentier-Lecocq, outgoing Renaissance MP and candidate in the 6th constituency of the North, in the Le Green café, in Pont-à-Marcq (North), June 22, 2024. Edouard Philippe and Charlotte Parmentier-Lecocq, outgoing Renaissance MP and candidate in the 6th constituency of the North, in the Le Green café, in Pont-à-Marcq (North), June 22, 2024.
In the Le Green café, in Pont-à-Marcq (North), June 22, 2024. In the Le Green café, in Pont-à-Marcq (North), June 22, 2024.

But the president of the Horizons celebration doesn’t want hops to be emboldened in the case of mentioning Emmanuel Macron. Two days after having sharply famous his break with the Head of State, reproaching him particularly for having “killed the presidential majority”the pinnacle of presidency of Mr. Macron's first five-year time period (2017-2020) hit the nail on the pinnacle.

“It was he who pronounced the dissolution. So obviously, everything that is in reaction to the dissolution can be linked to it”he responded to the press, to the query of whether or not the tenant of the Elysée is ” responsible “ of the priority of the French. As as to if the latter ought to play a task “central” after July 7, within the occasion that the middle proper is ready to obtain a brand new majority, he’s decisive: “I may have missed something but I don't believe that the President of the Republic is a candidate in the legislative elections. »

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Emmanuel Macron is now relegated to the background of the nation's political life by his former prime minister, who within the course of buries the ” at the same time “. “An expression which is very, very attached to Emmanuel Macron”he describes, preferring to speak about “ability to reach agreement with others”.

“I want us to show our uniqueness”

The mayor of Le Havre has been distilling these analyzes into rigorously chosen phrases for a number of days, to the delight of his supporters. “Edouard Philippe is right to put his foot down and say out loud what everyone is thinking quietly,” enthuses Adrien Sénecaut, a member of Horizons within the North, who denounces “ Macron’s pyromaniac side.” His neighbor on the desk, Daniel – who didn’t want to give his title – is even angrier. “Macron has killed the belief that every one elected officers had positioned in him! “, he castigates.

Just a few hours later in Hem, the place round 200 sympathizers are ready for him in a farm remodeled into a shopping mall, Edouard Philippe is sipping his second pint of the day when a fifty-year-old lady grabs him by the arm. “I'm uninterested in folks saying we're in it [dans le camp présidentiel]. I would like us to indicate our uniqueness. And lastly, we do it! »she congratulates him. “Yes, we’re right here! the director of Horizons says. When issues are stagnant, it’s a must to go! »

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