Allied to the presidential majority, the president of the MoDem François Bayrou has, quite naturally, defended the choice of Emmanuel Macron to appoint Jean Castex at Matignon, to replace Edward Philip. The ephemeral minister of Justice and mayor of Pau did not see at all, "a reduction of the role of the Prime minister" or even the will of Emmanuel Macron to "fill the space" or to " perform all the duties in the idea only of his re-election ". "I even believe that it is exactly the contrary," he assured Sunday 5 July in the Grand Appointment Europe 1/CNews/The Echoes.
" Jean Castex going to be a Prime minister leading ", because " two things occupy the mind of the president of the Republic : the contract of trust with the French ", and " the gravity of the crisis which is to come ", which " requires a gathering of forces and a new impetus ". To those who only see in this appointment is the replacement of a Prime minister from the right by a Prime minister from the right, François Bayrou called for "out of this grid of reading absurd" the cleavage left/right.
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He praised the" experience "by Jean Castex," a man of the field, an adventurer, who has drifted in all areas of French society ", and its ability to "make the bridge "between" the State, the circles of power, and the French company ". The municipality of Prades (Pyrenees-Orientales), of which he is mayor, " far from Paris ", " this is exactly the France, a France completely forgotten ".
While the announcement of the composition of the government is imminent, the boss of the MoDem judge that "all sensitivities" must be present, and that this government will have to combine " coherence and competence ", and demonstrate "strength in the face of the wave that comes," he added about the economic crisis. In terms of ecology, is there a " vice-Prime minister in charge of this topic ? Ecology is "not a problem" and is " a common factor that must irrigate the decisions to be taken ", he judged. Questioned on the readiness of the Prime minister to resolve "short-term" folder explosive retreats, François Bayrou slides that " if a reform is just, well-prepared ", and " understandable ", " a government may cause the French to follow him ".
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