Ségolène Royal would have gone very close to occupy a place of choice in the new government led by Jean Castex. The former candidate to the presidential election of 2007 had said, a few days ago, I was contacted by a relative of the president to integrate the new government team. According to information from The Obs, not only the former minister has been approached, but not for a small portfolio : Emmanuel Macron would have seriously considered making it the new number two in the government. Finally, the head of State has chosen Barbara Pompili for the portfolio of the ecological Transition.
The weekly reports that last weekend, while negotiations were well advanced to enter the new executive, Jean-Yves Le Drian has, on request of the president of the Republic, made a telephone call to Ségolène Royal for the probe. At The Obs, close to the head of the State said : "Ségolène is still popular with a certain electorate. And then it is an Open secret that she intends to run in the presidential election of 2022. (...) It was dangerous. "
Emmanuel Macron was preferred to a personality less "disruptive"
Finding that she was too " disruptive ", " difficult to manage ", Emmanuel Macron has finally chosen Barbara Pompili for taking the head of the department of ecological Transition. In the mask of Ségolène Royal, it also refers to an opposition of Jean Castex his appointment, and a "great opportunity" missed by Emmanuel Macron' inventing a new way ".
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" The coup would have been great. Ségolène was really determined to take the plunge, " says to the weekly, a close relative of the ex-ambassador of the poles, while the latter has been critical of the executive action in recent months. "She was ready to play the game of national unity, in front of the tsunami of social advertisement. But Macron did not like the personalities are too independent, and too strong in the media. "Updated Date: 07 July 2020, 03:33