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LWill France be ungovernable on Sunday night? Emmanuel Macron might be pressured to endorse “the alliance of all the rights” if there is no such thing as a absolute majority within the Assembly on the finish of the legislative elections, as a result of “his seat” as president is at stake, Jean-Luc Mélenchon stated on Thursday.

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If no clear majority emerges after the second spherical on Sunday night, “what will come is an alliance of all the right-wing parties,” predicted l'Insoumis on TF1, who’s arguing for his camp to win “an absolute majority.” This alliance, which might be made up of “Macronists, LR and RN,” can be “possible because they have already voted together a lot in the National Assembly,” he added, taking the instance of “the immigration law.” “So they are used to doing things together and their programs are quite similar,” Mélenchon stated.

“The solution: let him go”

According to the chief of the Insoumis, Emmanuel Macron “will accept the alliance of all the right-wing parties because his seat is at stake.” Because “if there is no majority, the solution to get out of the impasse is for him to leave. Which is quite normal. He is the one responsible,” he argued. Without a majority, “it is not true that the country would be ungovernable. It is only if Mr. Macron decides that he must remain so,” insisted Mélenchon, evoking the precedent of President Alexandre Millerand who was pressured to resign in 1924 after the arrival of the left-wing cartel within the legislative elections. In an interview with Figaro Magazine, the top of state categorically dismissed the thought of ​​resigning, declaring: “The institutions are clear, the place of the president, whatever the result, is also clear. It’s an intangible for me.”

Former President François Hollande, interviewed on LCI, additionally returned to the circumstances the place a President of the Republic didn’t wish to “recognize the majority fact”, additionally citing Alexandre Millerand. “If we had been on this state of affairs, it will imply that the President opposes the decision of the individuals. I believe he is not going to do it. He will respect it as a result of it’s the republican custom […] even when it was the National Rally, the intense proper, which was within the majority,” he stated.

Mélenchon dismissed the likelihood that his New Popular Front companions may ally themselves with Macron in a grand coalition that may exclude LFI. “I don’t think they will,” he stated, as a result of “no one wants to wear the traitor’s vest all their life.”