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“I come as a free man”: François Ruffin says he desires to create a “common house” on the left, past the events

Speaking concerning the deputies of the presidential camp, François Ruffin, re-elected deputy of the Somme, estimated on France 2 that“They need to understand that they have acted brutally towards the country and that now it is a matter of finding a way to reconcile it.” and calls them “not to oppose” the reestablishment of the wealth tax, the institution of a residents' initiative referendum and the repeal of the pension reform.

The wealth tax grew to become a property wealth tax in 2018, whereas the pension reform was adopted by Parliament utilizing Article 49.3, which was utilized by the previous Prime Minister of Elisabeth Borne. As for the residents' initiative referendum, this aspiration of the “yellow vests” was swept apart as a result of it was of a ” has “calling into question participatory democracy,” Emmanuel Macron had estimated.

While he announced that he would not sit in the La France Insoumise group in the National Assembly, the deputy for the Somme assured that [s]“The political family is the left,” whereas dodging particular questions on his private future, the continued discussions inside the NFP, the prospect of a brand new prime minister or the shortage of a transparent majority within the National Assembly.

François Ruffin as a substitute insisted on his want to see the emergence of a ” commune house ” on the left, past the political sphere – “For me, the Popular Front is not just institutions, it is not just ministries, it is not just the Assembly” – and calling for “people are actors in their lives”.

“Isn't this common house a political party?”requested journalist Caroline Roux. ” No “the MP stated earlier than imagining, on the mannequin of staff' or agricultural cooperatives, “a political cooperative that would allow a man [est égal à] a voice that would allow us to move forward together and make common cause”. “I come as a free man”he stated.