The regional elections scheduled for march 2021 will they be, in their turn, carried forward ? Monday, June 15, Emmanuel Macron would "open the debate" about a possible postponement of the election, to " a time when we all need to be mobilized for the revival of the country ", after the presidential election of 2022, as indicated by the Elysée in these terms : "the president of the Republic has raised the issue of the electoral calendar in the light of the implementation of the recovery plan in the fall, in which the regions will be closely associated. "
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A luncheon was held at the Elysée between Emmanuel Macron and the president of the Regions of France Renaud Muselier (LR). The presidency then confirmed the information of le Figaro. The head of State " opens the debate in the general interest. You can't ask what the regions participating in the recovery plan but that they interrupt their action because of the campaign ", a-t-on indicated at the Elysée.
"I will help you (financially) if you help me to see the regional"
" I will help you (financially) if you help me to see the regional after the presidential election because I have political opponents among you. I'm not going to give money to my opponents, " would have said Mr. Macron, according to the story of Renaud Muselier, revealed by the Figaro. According to the entourage of a president of a region, the head of State has cited by name Xavier Bertrand, Valérie Pécresse and Laurent Wauquiez.
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In a press release, Renaud Muselier has " objected formally to the remarks attributed to some presidents of the region following the working lunch with the President of the Republic ". And he held " to clarify that exchanges between presidents held under the seal of confidentiality and that the information reported in the press does not correspond to reality ". But several presidents of the Regions have moved the statements of Emmanuel Macron. "Postponing elections is not a choice of personal convenience, nor the president of the Republic or the presidents of the regions. It is necessary to respect the people ", he denounced Valérie Pécresse, cited by le Parisien.