Lionel Jospin assaults Macron and his “incomprehensible” dissolution | EUROtoday

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Lionel Jospin nonetheless doesn’t perceive the choice of the President of the Republic. Emmanuel Macron introduced the dissolution of the National Assembly after the big victory of the National Rally within the European elections on June 9. Invited on the BFMTV set this Sunday, June 23, Lionel Jospin reiterated his incomprehension relating to the alternatives of the Head of State and his positioning towards the extremes. A uncommon speech from the previous Prime Minister, which says rather a lot concerning the political problems with the subsequent legislative elections.

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Dissolution of the Assembly: “a solitary, incomprehensible and adventurous decision”

Basing the dissolution of the Assembly on the outcomes of the European election is for Lionel Jospin very harmful nonsense, providing the far proper “the possibility of seeking power in France”. The former Prime Minister believes that it’s a “lonely, incomprehensible and adventurous” determination. » He notably criticized the truth that neither the Prime Minister, nor the President of the Senate, nor the President of the National Assembly had been consulted earlier than this determination.

Opposition of the extremes: “Macron serves the interests of the RN”

This dissolution created a number of alliances, notably on the left, with the brand new Popular Front. Lionel Jospin criticized Emmanuel Macron's positioning in relation to this left-wing alliance, accusing him of placing “what would be the extremes on the same equality”. “There is no extreme left,” he insisted once more to journalists. “The President of the Republic must stop talking about extremes, he serves the interests of the RN, a xenophobic and racist party. »

The National Rally “is going to these elections with what I would call a surface program, covered by respectability. And it goes, in the historical period into which we are entering, accompanied by a deep or underground project which, itself, is antagonistic to the values ​​of the Republic”, denounced Jospin, citing in particular the threats aimed, according to him, at freedom of the press or “the theme of national preference”.

“Jean-Luc Mélenchon is not the solution”

Leader of the LFI, Jean-Luc Mélenchon affirmed that he “intends to govern this country” on France 5 on Saturday June 22. However, Lionel Jospin's former secretary of state is far from unanimously supported on the left. “What stands out to me from the field is that Jean-Luc Mélenchon is not the solution,” said the former first secretary of the PS.

READ ALSO Mélenchon gained, even when he misplacedHe thus estimated that the LFI dangers being numerically inferior in comparison with different left-wing teams: “70% of the Popular Front candidates are communists, socialists, Greens or Place Publique. We can assume that the gathering of deputies from these 4 teams can be extra quite a few than LFI. »