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LThe controversy over twin nationality is rising much more. On Thursday, June 27, National Rally (RN) MP Roger Chudeau mentioned on BFMTV that ministers couldn’t be twin nationals, concentrating on, for instance, the socialist Najat Vallaud-Belkacem.

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The elected official thus affirmed that “ministerial positions must be held by Franco-French people, period”. “I believe that a minister is the superior of the boss of a nuclear power plant and the boss of an intelligence service. So what applies to a senior civil servant must obviously apply to a minister,” mentioned the outgoing deputy of the twoe constituency of Loir-et-Cher, candidate for re-election. “There is a problem of dual loyalty at a given moment,” continued Roger Chudeau.

To assist his perspective, the elected official cited for instance Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, Franco-Moroccan, Minister of National Education from 2014 to 2017 within the authorities of François Hollande. “She destroyed the college of course, and above all she wanted to institute Arabic lessons in the first grade. Don't you think there's more to it than that? » asks the elected official to journalists. An announcement which, at the time, concerned original language and culture teaching (Elco), which had existed since 1977, before its suppression at the beginning of 2020.

Indignation in the political class

Immediately, Roger Chudeau's comments caused a wave of indignation in the opposition. The target of his attacks, Najat Vallaud-Belkacem – whose husband, Boris Vallaud, is the leader of the outgoing PS deputies – challenged the presidential majority. “Simple question for Emmanuel Macron's Renaissance candidates: do you support this? Otherwise, you know what you have to do: commit, whenever you arrive 3eto withdraw in favor of the candidate who respects the values ​​of the Republic,” she declared on the social community X.

Manuel Bombard, chief of La France insoumise (LFI), declared, in response to Roger Chudeau's feedback: “Shame to the end. » “Racism in full view”, once more denounced Pierre Ouzoulias, communist senator and vice-president of the Upper House.

“A strictly personal opinion”

Faced with the controversy, Roger Chudeau indicated this Friday, June 28 that the place he had expressed on Najat Vallaud-Belkacem was “a strictly personal opinion” and “in no way committed to the RN”, with out going again to the substance of his phrases.

Since the announcement on Monday 24 June by the president of the far-right social gathering, Jordan Bardella, of the intention to ban a sure variety of senior civil service positions for twin nationals, the National Rally has struggled to element its strategy, with successive statements by Marine Le Pen and Sébastien Chenu sustaining the uncertainty over the positions involved.