Jean Castex continues to show her commitment to the forces of law and order. On a visit to Dijon, the theatre of violence in mid-June last year, the Prime minister expressed on Friday, July 10, its support to the security forces, "at the heart of the pact, republican and democratic," and to his minister of the Interior, Gérald Darmanin, who accompanied him in this trip. "In this society is riddled with trends are ineligible, you are at the heart of the pact, republican and democratic, more than ever, the State has every intention to defend with the determination that applies to the causes of the most critical of our democracy," stressed the head of government in a brief statement after a visit to the police station. "I came to tell you the total commitment, the total determination of the president of the Republic, the government of the Republic, to defend those who are attacked, first and foremost the women and men of which it is the task of ensuring the protection of the others and the society ", he insisted.
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The Prime minister has also given its support to the minister of the Interior, Gérald Darmanin, who is under fire from feminist critics, who " enjoys our full confidence in order to exercise this high function ". The minister "will put all his intelligence, all his determination and I was going to say all the love that he will take all the women, the men who make up the public service that you represent, not only to defend, but to further increase its capacities of action," assured the head of government. Gatherings of feminists are announced on Friday in several towns of France against the government reshuffle after the appointment of Gérald Darmanin, who is accused of rape, the ministry of the Interior, and Éric Dupond-Moretti, very critical of the movement #MeToo, to Justice.