“LFI is not the same risk” because the RN, insists Marine Tondelier | EUROtoday

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Marine Tondelier has one precedence, and one solely: to stop the National Rally from acquiring an absolute majority and governing France on Sunday night. Five days earlier than the second spherical of the legislative elections, the nationwide secretary of EELV insisted on TF1 on Tuesday night: “What must obsess us is that on July 8, we could have a far-right Prime Minister at Matignon.”

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Marine Tondelier understands that some on the precise and within the middle “do not want” to vote for a candidate from the New Popular Front. But she recollects that in 2017 and in 2022, the left and the environmentalists “were there” by selecting Emmanuel Macron. She herself, in Hauts-de-France, supported Xavier Bertrand: “I didn't do it with a smile, I didn't do it with pleasure.”

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Does she perceive those that can not carry themselves to assist an LFI candidate? “La France insoumise is not the same (as the RN), and above all La France insoumise will not have the majority in the National Assembly, so it is not the same risk.”

After denouncing on Monday “the cowardly and privileged behavior” of Bruno Le Maire, who stated he “refused to vote for LFI”, Marine Tondelier temporizes, talking of a “pathway” and noting that the Minister of the Economy has since revealed a “much clearer” tweet. “Let's stop beating around the bush: the RN is a danger to the Republic. Not a single vote should go to the National Rally,” Le Maire wrote on Tuesday.

On Monday, Gabriel Attal talked about the state of affairs of a grand coalition with a “plural” Assembly. Faced with the danger that France will likely be “ungovernable”, Marine Tondelier is able to “find new solutions”. But in line with her, “the voters said they wanted more social justice and environmental justice”, so, “what is certain is that politics will have to change, that there will be no Macronist Prime Minister”.

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