The party wants to speed up the preparation of a primary and builds on the unity of its presidential candidates.
Don’t leave the advantage to rivals. The dinner organized on Wednesday June 2 at the Senate between Christian Jacob, Gérard Larcher, François Baroin and Jean Leonetti is revealing: The Republicans are considering ways to get out of the double trap set by their competitors. The right, which does not intend to be overwhelmed in the presidential race, saw the regional and departmental elections in June as the new and last visible demonstration of their political anchoring in the country. Christian Jacob, president of the Republicans, had taken care to call on his troops to keep a cool head, believing that the presidential game, whatever the storms to cross, would not become clearer before the end of the year.
But the June election campaign showed LRs under pressure, forced to take a stand against the Marchers and the National Rally. In certain emblematic territories such as that of the Paca region, their candidates denounced the
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