LaREM spokesperson calls for “without blushing” to defend majority record
On the way to Avignon, Prisca Thèvenot, spokesperson for LaREM, spoke to BFMTV. She has set the course of her political education for the coming days: “We have to propose things and on the basis of a balance because we have a balance that we carry without blushing”.
Two days after his conviction, Nicolas Sarkozy signs his book in a Paris bookstore
At the stroke of 11 o’clock, the former president Nicolas Sarkozy must dedicate his book Boardwalks, near the Lamartine bookshop, in the 16th arrondissement of Paris. This is his first public outing since his conviction Thursday to a year in prison — convertible at home and which he has appealed — for illegally funding his 2012 presidential campaign under the Bygmalion affair.
A double play by Edouard Philippe? Doubt rises within Macronie
While LaREM holds its summer colleges this weekend, doubt rises within Macrony regarding a possible double play by former Prime Minister Edouard Philippe. While the executive ordered him to rally the center directly behind the President of the Republic, the imminent launch of his own movement by Edouard Philippe and his statements on Thursday to Challenges a part of the majority is concerned about the pension reform.
“It’s sad, it’s harrowing”: Wallerand de Saint-Just denounces Jean-Marie Le Pen’s statement
On our antenna, Wallerand de Saint-Just, President of the National Group Rassemblement of the Regional Council of Ile-de-France, criticized Jean-Marie Le Pen’s support for Eric Zemmour: “I find it sad of Jean-Marie Le Pen . troubling.”
“I had thought that Jean-Marie Le Pen would make his decision based on ideas, programs, personalities. There it is a reaction of pure chance,” said Wallerand de Saint-Just. “We are not surprised that Jean-Marie Le Pen wants to support someone who often makes irresponsible comments,” he added, however.
LaREM opens its summer universities in Avignon on Saturday
LaREM will open its summer universities in Avignon this Saturday. They will be held until Sunday, in the presence of many members of the majority and the executive, primarily the head of government.
Jean-Marie Le Pen announces his support for Eric Zemmour “when he’s in the best position”
The former president of the Front National, Jean-Marie Le Pen, assured this Saturday: near World that he would support Eric Zemmour “if he (was) the best placed national camp candidate”. The entourage of the former presidential candidate confirmed these comments to BFMTV.
He pays tribute to the “culture” and to the “courage” of the one he simply calls “Eric” in this interview he gave on Thursday at his country house Montretout in the Paris region, and celebrates the “refreshing” speech of the essayist, with whom many points have in common.
Ideologically leading the way: “He climbed the barricade and said things that no one dared to say but me. He says what I think, but with a higher audience.” Then he considers him the victim of the same “demonization”: “It’s starting to grow… He’ll soon have a Luciferian tail and split feet too!”
“The only difference between Eric and me is that he is Jewish”, but he thought it appropriate to underline Jean-Marie Le Pen who made several anti-Semitic statements in the past: “It is difficult to classify him as a Nazi or a fascist. gives him more freedom,” he continues.
“The polls made too far away are then denied”: the vice-chairman of LR puts the threat Zemmour into perspective
On our antenna, Agnès Evren, Vice President of the Republicans, this Saturday morning put into perspective the scope of the survey published the day before by Ipsos Sopra Steria. “The polls that have been held too far away will then be rejected. Presidential elections will be held in the past three months,” she said.
“But it’s true that our topic on the right is that we don’t have our champion, our natural candidate, yet. However, winning the presidential election is also winning the battle of the incarnation,” she acknowledged.
Le Pen, Zemmour and Bertrand in a pocket square, according to a survey
Marine Le Pen, with 16% of the voting intentions, is followed by the alleged candidate Eric Zemmour with 15%, who is himself ahead of the right-wing candidate Xavier Bertrand with 14%, according to a study by Ipsos Sopra Steria for FranceInfo and the Parisian, published Friday. According to the same survey, if Valérie Pécresse represents the right, she will get 12% of the voting intentions, behind Eric Zemmour for 15% and the National Rally candidate for 17%.
Outgoing President Emmanuel Macron gets 24 or 25%, depending on whether he’s against Xavier Bertrand or Valérie Pécresse. On the left, the LFI candidates Jean-Luc Mélenchon and EELV Yannick Jadot each get 9% of the vote, with the socialist Anne Hidalgo at 5.5%. If Michel Barnier is the candidate from the right, he will get 11%, Eric Zemmour 15%, Marine Le Pen 17% and Emmanuel Macron 25.5%. On the left, the scores remain unchanged, except for Yannick Jadot, given at 9.5%.
If Eric Zemmour doesn’t run for president, Marine Le Pen will go up to 25%, and Xavier Bertrand to 17%. Emmanuel Macron gets him 25%. Marine Le Pen reaches 26% like Emmanuel Macron in the Valérie Pécresse scenario, itself given at 14%. Still without Eric Zemmour, Marine Le Pen reached 26% and Emmanuel Macron reached 27% in the Michel Barnier scenario, given at 13%.
Survey conducted online from September 29 to 30 with a sample of 1,500 people representative of the French population aged 18 and over, according to the quota method. Margin of error for voting intentions between 0.7 and 2.5 points.