REPORT – Head of the National Rally, the deputy plows the Hauts-de-France in the hope of bringing down Xavier Bertrand.
With their eyes riveted on Covid-19 statistics, most candidates for future regional elections are watching for a potential truce. A thin window to finally jump into the countryside. Sébastien Chenu is not one of them. Plowing the Hauts-de-France region since September, the head of the Rassemblement national (RN) list will not even have waited for his official designation to multiply in the field. “You need a long time to understand certain things, to gain notoriety and to set up the duel”, lets go of the 48-year-old man who dreams of falling for Xavier Bertrand.
The bar is high. But taking the former elected Republicans (LR) the reins of the region would at the same time deprive the latter of his presidential status. While considerably strengthening that of Marine Le Pen. The deputy RN knows it, and intends to leave nothing to chance in this confrontation which already promises to be one of the most scrutinized of the poll. If, however, the pandemic
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