The president of the MoDem, François Bayrou (here, in 2022), does not want “of an RPR restoration government”. Sebastien SORIANO/Le Figaro
LE FIGARO INFO – Jealous of his position as an ally of Macron, the centrist opposes the attempt to “decentralize the majority” via an alliance with LR or figures marked on the right.
The scenario of a political reorganization, at the end of the “hundred days of peacedecreed by Emmanuel Macron, does not concern only the presidential party and Les Républicains (LR). More discreetly, the Democratic Movement (MoDem) of François Bayrou makes heard behind the scenes a firm position against the hypothesis of a turn to the right. For several weeks, the historic ally of the Head of State has been defending around him the scenario of a “big reshuffle”, he who has little taste for the profile deemed not “political” enough Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne. But he does not intend to line up behind the conditions of the right.
While Renaissance parliamentary officials are invited to consider the possibility of an agreement with LR on June 21, the centrist erts his clear refusal of such a prospect.“Some people dream of an RPR restoration government, not me. Let’s not lose our DNA”he told the Figaro. “If we chose to decentralize the majority…