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Stéphane Séjourné, patron of Renaissance, Élisabeth Borne, prime minister, and Édouard Philippe, president of Horizons (from left to right), during the launch of the presidential party, in Paris, September 17, 2022. JULIEN DE ROSA/AFP
DECRYPTION – Thirty parliamentarians from the presidential party are to meet on Wednesday to examine a possible political reconfiguration.
Consultations continue behind the scenes. Warnings too. In less than a fortnight, Emmanuel Macron has heard everything. On the one hand, François Bayrou and the “left wing” of the majority are trying to discourage him from making a right turn. The other, Nicolas Sarkozy and Édouard Philippe defend the idea of a “coalition” with Les Républicains.
Which would lead to the replacement of Elisabeth Borne at Matignon. Between the two, Emmanuel Macron’s party, Renaissance, must bring together around thirty of its parliamentarians this Wednesday at its headquarters in Paris. The goal: “Identifying which paths are open to us” For “prevent our country from stagnating“, summarized Monday evening the boss of the movement, Stéphane Séjourné, during a meeting of his executive office.
It is a question of studying the political changes to be made in order to conclude the “hundred days of action“promised by Emmanuel Macron until July 14, to ask a few”red lines“, and of “make LR face up to his responsibilities“, explain…