INTERVIEW EXCLUSIVE – The president of the Île-de-France region, guest of the “20 Hours” of TF1, intends to appear in the primary of the right as a “free woman”.
LE FIGARO. -You had announced that you were considering a possible presidential candidacy. Where are you in your thinking?
Valérie PÉCRESSE. – I am a candidate for the Presidency of the Republic to restore French pride. I can’t stand people talking instead of acting. We must break with ten years of bad choices, half measures, indecision, and ultimately the collapse of our country. I want to do rather than seek to please. After a five-year term for not much, and I say it with regret, with very few reforms, such as the postponed pensions, lowered and contested authority figures, our flouted laws, abysmal deficits, increased fractures. I want to put the country back in order. In 2022, France must make a new start. This summer, I will travel the country to meet the French to enrich my project.
You said you wanted to say it at the end of the summer. Why do it now?
I had made a commitment to launch 80% of my program
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