While the macronie fears not to obtain the majority at the end of the legislative elections, the president spoke this Monday with the boss LR of the Senate.
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Should this be seen as the start of a political discussion between Macronie and part of the right in the event that the leader of the State would only obtain a relative majority in the National Assembly at the end of the second round of the legislative elections this Sunday? According to our information, from concordant sources, the president of Les Républicains du Sénat, Gérard Larcher, was received this Monday, June 13 at the end of the afternoon in all discretion by the president one-on-one at the Élysée, at the request of the latter.
An interview which was not on the official agenda and which will necessarily fuel speculation while the macronists fear not having a clear majority at the end of the legislative elections. In this case, the future Republican MPs could be a useful back-up force to enable the president to get his reforms passed. However, internally, many elected LRs are reluctant and do not want to hear about a political agreement with Emmanuel Macron, at best piecemeal negotiations on targeted texts.
Rendez -vous with Borne
“During this interview with Gérard Larcher, it was a question of doing a general sweep, not of grub, but they obviously talked about politics! “Euphemizes an authorized source, who wants to believe that the President of the Senate is in a constructive logic and “sensitive to the fact that the next mandate will be complicated” by the announced election of a strong contingent of Insoumis deputies labeled Nupes (New Ecological Union popular and social).
In a statement released on Monday, Gérard Larcher pointed out that Les Républicains, who hope for 50 to 60 deputies, could embody both “a credible alternation force in the majority presidential election” and “open and responsible opposition in the face of extremes that advocate inward-looking or sectarianism of an ideology of the past”. This Tuesday evening, Gérard Larcher was also to meet with Prime Minister Élisabeth Borne at Matignon.