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The query of the blockade on the National Rally arises for Renaissance

The query of blocking the National Rally arises within the presidential camp, which refuses to take a place earlier than Sunday, whereas the far proper accuses the left of eager to contest ” in the street “ his victory introduced.

Even earlier than the primary spherical, the second spherical of July 7 is already on everybody's minds: Wednesday, the boss of the Ecologists, Marine Tondelier, requested the leaders of the presidential majority for “simple and clear commitments” of mutual withdrawal within the occasion of triangular for “beat the National Rally candidates”. “When a Republican candidate is opposed to a National Rally candidate, we will support the Republican candidate […] And you ? »she wrote to them, offering them a meeting.

“We will do it without any expectation, without any expected compensation”added the boss of the PS, Olivier Faure, at 8 p.m. on TF1, inviting the Macronists to ” return the favour “ calls to vote for Macron that he had launched within the second rounds of the final two presidential elections.

“There has not yet been a first round so, by definition, there is no doctrine”Prime Minister Gabriel Attal not directly responded to them, on the sidelines of a visit to Parçay-Meslay (Indre-et-Loire). “I understand that this echoes the anxieties and questions that many French people ask themselves, […] but the surest way to not have to choose between La France insoumise and the National Rally is to vote in the first round for our candidates”he added.

On Tuesday, the top of state and the executives of his majority gave the impression to be shifting in the direction of a slogan “neither RN nor LFI” throughout a videoconference, distinguishing Jean-Luc Mélenchon's motion from the opposite events of the left alliance. One participant, nonetheless, assured that the president had not ” slice “.

François Bayrou is extra categorical: “I am in exactly the same position as expressed by around thirty left-wing political leaders, Bernard Cazeneuve, Manuel Valls, Julien Dray, and which is to say in one sentence “We will neither vote for a candidate of the National Rally, nor for an LFI candidate”defined the boss of MoDem on France 5 on Wednesday night.

The boss of Horizons, Edouard Philippe, for his half reserved his place “on the subject in the evening and the day after the first round”saying he hopes {that a} “central space”together with a part of the left and the fitting, imposes itself as ” an alternative “ to the “pincer” between RN and LFI.

The President LR of the Senate, Gérard Larcher, for his half warned in The Parisian that he can not “never vote for an RN or New Popular Front candidate”concentrating on the whole alliance – socialists included and never simply LFI –, believing that “what they propose and what they represent is the opposite of the interest of the country”.

But on the left, the second spherical technique shouldn’t be unanimous both. If the socialists and ecologists have signed an enchantment in favor of a withdrawal to beat the RN, additionally initialed by a number of Macronists together with Clément Beaune, the Rebels will see for his or her half ” case by case “warned LFI MEP Manon Aubry.

Wednesday night, Jean-Luc Mélenchon, nonetheless, needed to be extra agency on LCI: “No Insoumis voter, I’m sure, won’t ever give their vote to the National Rally. And we’ll inform them that nobody has to do that silly factor, no matter their motive.”he declared, specifying that voting instructions would be given on Sunday evening after the first round of voting.

One month before the Olympics, the executive has in any case endeavored to show that it is ” prepared “ for this deadline. “Now how it unfolds is another story”warned the Minister of Sports, Amélie Oudéa-Castera, recalling that“there will be trade-offs in terms of security and transport”. “All this requires a little experience in state management”she continued, accusing the National Rally of having “always selfless” of the Olympics “or to have only stirred up controversies”and the Rebels to have “systematically voted against all Olympic laws” claiming that they “know nothing about the security system of the Games and have even called for a form of sabotage with strikes before and during the Games”.

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