In a press conference organized this Wednesday, June 9, the team of the president of the Île-de-France region heavily charged the Minister in charge of Citizenship.
It is a formal attack. In an exceptional press conference convened this Wednesday, June 9, the team of Valérie Pécresse, president of the Île-de-France region and candidate for her re-election (Free!) Heavily charged the Minister in charge of Citizenship, Marlène Schiappa . According to them, the latter, also a candidate for regional alongside Laurent Saint-Martin in Île-de-France, is guilty of uttering “fake news»On the balance sheet of Valérie Pécresse.
Gathered on Zoom, Florence Portelli, Othman Nasrou, vice-presidents of the Ile-de-France Regional Council, but also Delphine Bürkli (9th arrondissement), Nelly Garnier (councilor for Paris), Marie-Pierre Badré and Yann Werhling (councilors regional) deplored a “campaign bordering on defamation».
The origin of the anger of these elected officials of Île-de-France? Two recent attacks by the former Secretary of State for Equality between Women and Men. The first, on the Journal du Dimanche, in a forum defending the rights of LGBT + people. In it, Marlène Schiappa affirms that “grants from the outgoing regional team support reactionary associations that question the most basic rights of women such as the right to dispose of their bodies“. The second, once again in the JDD, in an interview given by the minister who affirms that the president of the region has “ceded to a form of extremism by putting an end to Jean-Paul Huchon’s contraception pass or by reducing funding for abortion».
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It “allows oneself to denigrate, to misinform, to lie», Answers the Pécresse clan
“invectivesWhich are not at all to the liking of Valérie Pécresse’s list. “We called this press conference (…) because Marlène Schiappa allows herself to add fuel to the fire, to throw anathemas, to denigrate, to misinform, to lie, all this to shamelessly criticize her opponent, Valérie Pécresse”, We attack entry into the clan of the president of the region.
«When we arrive in 2015, the real budget for the contraception pass is zero euros. It had become a useless and fictitious device. We have created a new device that reaches more young women», Explains Othman Nasrou. And also to explain that the region has “widely supported abortion centers»By quadrupling the budget allocated to these issues.
«The Minister of Reality TV»
«We are scandalized because Marlène Schiappa denies the right of women to choose to dispose of themselves, which is one of the foundations of feminism», Attacked Florence Portelli in turn, accusing the minister of instrumentalizing social issues. “She casually treats these subjects by wanting to create a buzz. She’s not the reality TV minister», She lambasted.
For these elected officials, the Minister of Citizenship has crossed a “yellow line». «There are a lot of approximations and bad faith in Marlène Schiappa who asserts things factually false and contrary to the way of thinking of Valérie Pécresse», Concludes Delphine Bürkli.