Aurore Bergé hoped to enter the government of Jean Castex, on the occasion of the redesign. Finally not accepted, the mp for the Yvelines is now the chair of the majority group in the Assembly in September. She announced Saturday his candidacy in a message to Agence France-Presse obtained. After François de Rugy and the ex-Interior minister Christophe Castaner, she is the third to declare that in view of the succession of Gilles, The Son-in-law, criticized internally and that is going to leave his position at the start of the year.
The election is scheduled on 9 and 10 September to unveil the result in the opening days of parliamentary LREM, held at Amiens, 10 and 11 of the same month. As Christophe Castaner the day before, she was said to have "wanted" to be president of the group, in a letter addressed to his colleagues at the end of the parliamentary session at the Meeting. "We have often questioned. Some are gone, others will come more : it must clearly and collectively challenge us, " says the candidate in reference in particular to the two new groups to the Assembly, joined by members of LREM. "You know where I come from. But if I happen to have chosen to leave the right, this is not for the ideas of the conservative right, the king ! "but to" build something else, other ideas, other methods, " added this former juppéiste deemed to be close to the former Prime minister, Édouard Philippe. It is also said to want to defend a group which clears its battles personal at the benefit of the only fighting of consequence : those of our collective."
A critique of Gilles, The Son-in-law
Aurore Bergé is part of the mps critical vis-à-vis the presidency of Gilles, The Son-in-law, weakened by departures over the water of the elected representatives of the group LREM, until the formation in may of a 9th political group to the left wing and then a 10th in the right wing, causing it to lose the absolute majority in LREM. Gilles, The Son-in-law, 62 years old, had been destabilized at the beginning of June after the leak in the press a "note" Emmanuel Macron on a cabinet reshuffle, in which he seemed to advocate for a change of Prime minister, while Édouard Philippe, and proposed – what he denies – a new cast of government.
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With him, it is the entire management team of the group, representing about 25 members that he had chosen, who will have to go. This reorganization could coincide with changes to the head of the presidential party.