Who will be the candidate of the right in the first round of the presidential election in 2022 ? If some would be well François Baroin, the former minister LR does not advance for the moment. When asked by The Sunday Newspaper, it says that " will clarify its intentions in the autumn ". "The time is not presidential. The lessons of the crisis must be learned, it is a priority for the French. Regardless of my decision, I clarifierai my intentions in the fall, " says the president of the Association of mayors of France in the Sunday Newspaper. The former minister must also publish on September 23, a book to feed " the discussion of the ideas of [his] family policy ". "But the question of the incarnation, that is another topic. This is not this get-you-there ", he says to the weekly.
For François Baroin, the first round of the municipal elections has been " a painful setback for the party of the president ", who showed his " complete incomprehension of the need for proximity ". "The first round has been a success for The Republicans, who remain the prime political force in the city. The right ends with a long cycle of defeat, " added the mayor of Troyes. "This dynamic will strengthen the reconstruction of our party committed by Christian Jacob, who was able to bring together our natural allies ", he says. The activists LREM " have not been able to find what gathered them and this slow drifting of the continents will lead to find a political landscape traditional : a right popular, strong of a new generation who has scored spectacular to municipal ", and " a left that reconstructs an arc wide enough ".
An initiative for the "local liberties"
He announced that the Senate and the united Territories, which brings together the regions, departments and communes, will be the beginning of July, "a very strong initiative" in favour of a " large-text of local liberties ". "We will ask for transfers of skills, capacity and staffing to local authorities, and an amendment to the Constitution, in particular article 72, in order to devote their tax and financial autonomy and self-government ", details there. Emmanuel Macron "must recognize the end of a schema, ultra-centralized, which has shown its impotence in this crisis," said François Baroin.
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about alliances in the local elections between LREM and LR, it is estimated that the candidates LREM, " to try to exist, are forced to ally with those who have fought." "In chess, it is what is called a coup forced : either they disappear from the landscape, or they can include a greater majority under the authority of the mayors are republicans. "