the silence of Laurent Wauquiez questions
By Marion Mourgue Posted 58 minutes ago, Update 33 minutes ago Laurent Wauquiez during Éric…
58 minutes ago, Update 33 minutes ago
Laurent Wauquiez during Éric Ciotti’s public meeting, as part of the campaign for the LR presidency, in Montpellier, November 25, 2022. NICOLAS GUYONNET/Hans Lucas via AFP
DECRYPTION – In the midst of a division on the right on the government bill, elected LR would like the regional president to speak.
“Laurent, you have to start”strongly advised him, as of Christmas, Rachida Dati. There are silences that question. There are absences that challenge. That of Laurent Wauquiez does not go unnoticed on the right while the pension reformdesired by Les Républicains, divides his political family and the French. “Among the deputies hostile to the reform, I see that some are supporters of Laurent Wauquiez”smiles Aurelien Pradie.
The former boss of LR, too, has noticed it well: even his very close friends, often representatives of rural constituencies refuse to vote for it, like the deputies Dino Cinieri (Loire), a longtime friend, of Isabelle Valentin (Haute-Loire… and whose deputy is none other than Laurent Wauquiez) or Fabien Di Filippo (Moselle), support of the first circle. “I am against a legal retirement age, because it means that someone who started working at 16 will have to work more than someone who started at 20”…