STORY – A deal with LREM has been ruled out by Les Républicains. What the government spokesman, Gabriel Attal, immediately denied, saying that the macronists would “of course” be present on the list.
They look like a bad day. Like the gray weather in Paris, the Republicans are leading the way. It is 8:30 am, rue de Vaugirard, here they are gathered at the party headquarters, on the ground floor, for a strategic committee that promises to be stormy. “ Tense but frank », Corrects a participant. Upon his arrival, the President of the Republicans, friend of Renaud Muselier, admits that the situation is “ heartbreaking ” for him. Should we disown our 30-year-old friend and fight an agreement with LREM or denounce the political option but save this loved one? How to get out together before the local elections and then the presidential election? Is it still possible? Dilemma.
“You have evil friends”
Around the table, some have no qualms and want to go as far as the exclusion of Renaud Muselier whom they now consider as an enemy of the Republicans. In the background, the regional and political disagreements between Christian Estrosi, support of Renaud Muselier, and Éric Ciotti, president of the national investiture commission,
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