Édouard Philippe leaves the Matignon... but not Macron - The Point

The adventure in macronie is not over for Édouard Philippe. According to our information, the now ex-Prime minister is expected to soon be charged by Emmanuel M

Édouard Philippe leaves the Matignon... but not Macron - The Point

The adventure in macronie is not over for Édouard Philippe. According to our information, the now ex-Prime minister is expected to soon be charged by Emmanuel Macron a mission for the reorganization of the majority. The presidential party is, in fact, came out defeated from the ballot box in municipal elections Sunday, and the idea of establishing a confederation acts as an umbrella LREM, the MoDem and Act is circulating with insistence for the last several days in sight of the next elections.

"The president is going to entrust a mission to Edward Philippe, who will continue to work politically to rearrange the presidential majority," says the entourage of the head of State on the Point. Philippe had already assumed a similar mission in 2002, with Alain Juppe, when he was director general of the UMP, a large party which had merged the right and centre at the service of the re-election of Jacques Chirac. "Edward will continue to serve the president where it will be," promises a faithful Philip, which rules out any hypothesis of nomination dissenting in 2022, and says he "will support the president" in the next presidential campaign.

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" The Republic is up and running is become a label foil. It is necessary to form a great confederation which will be a base, a launch ramp for 2022, " says a government source. "We have strong men, but of parties low. The question of the reorganisation of the majority will arise quickly, "confirms a pillar of the Parliament, for that it is necessary to be a democratic Party to the French," which is not a single party ". The model would be that of Rebirth, "umbrella brand" that had sprung from the earth to wear the colours of the presidential majority in the european elections of may 2019.

For the time being, after the transfer of power to the prime minister with his successor, Jean Castex, Édouard Philippe, largely re-elected Sunday, is going to get his chair, mayor of le Havre. The installation of the new city council is scheduled this Sunday at 10 o'clock.

Updated Date: 03 July 2020, 08:33

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