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This is additional proof of the progressive, even definitive, isolation of Emmanuel Macron since he dissolved the National Assembly on June 9, 2024. Philippe Grangeon, co-founder of En marche! in 2017, former particular advisor to the President of the Republic, however by no means very removed from the Elysée, stood on a platform in The Express, Friday June 28, for ” to alert [s]the political family against the perilous temptation of “neither nor” [ni Rassemblement national ni La France insoumise]. This ambiguous political choice could indeed, in the current dynamic, favor the accession of the RN to power”at the end of the early legislative elections (Sunday June 30 and Sunday July 7).

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A vagueness which could remain, according to him, until the evening of the first round: “There are undoubtedly contradictory currents throughout the presidential coalition on the query of “neither nor”Mr. Grangeon specifies to the World. But I don’t exclude that on Sunday they are going to have a transparent place. In any case, I deeply hope so. Above all, it’s a query of the way forward for the nation, but additionally that of the central bloc in order that it endures, that it stays audible, within the aftermath of July 7.. »

Nicole Notat's former advisor on the CFDT, who till now has been eager to impose a proper of reserve on himself since his official departure from the Elysée in 2020, has spoken publicly in opposition to the uncertainty left hanging by the presidential camp over attainable withdrawals in favour of the New Popular Front (NFP) to dam the RN: “Without arguing, if we want to give ourselves every chance of avoiding the worst, the majority must give clear instructions”, he wrote in his column. Also opposite to the repeated assaults by the Prime Minister, Gabriel Attal, and the Renaissance candidates in opposition to this marriage ” against nature “ what’s NFP: Placing the far right and La France Insoumise, which is only part of the New Popular Front coalition, on an equal footing is dangerous. »writes Philippe Grangeon.

“We will always have to block the RN”

Another early companion of the Head of State, Daniel Cohn-Bendit, is much more blunt. More extreme: “The RN is at the gates of power. If we do not vote NFP in the second round when it is essential, we are ready to accept that the RN obtains an absolute majority. So, we place ourselves on the side of the RN. So, morally, “neither nor” doesn’t maintain. It's easy, politics. If, tomorrow, LFI have been on the gates of energy, I’d combat them in the identical approach, however this isn’t the case. »

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