Published on: 06/22/2022 – 19:43 The French president is speaking for the first time since the second round of legislative elections which deprived his camp of an absolute majority and led to a political crisis. After two days of consultations with the leaders of the political forces of the new Assembly, the Head of State breaks his silence. Watch his intervention live on France 24. How does President Macron intend to regain control after the electoral snub of the legislative elections, which saw the presidential camp lose its absolute majority? After two days of intense political consultations, the Head of State breaks his silence to address the French, Wednesday June 22 at 8 p.m. An intervention to follow live on France 24, by clicking on the video player above. Together!, the alliance formed around the Head of State, obtained at the end of the second round of the legislative elections only 245 deputies, that is 44 less than the absolute majority, and will therefore have to either form a coalition government, or obtain a majority on a “case by case” basis to pass its bills. The position of the presidential camp is all the more delicate as Les Republicans (LR) and the UDI, its most “natural” allies within the opposition to carry out its program of reforms, including that of the pension system, keep repeating that they do not want to participate in a coalition government while their sixty elected members would be enough to constitute a stable majority. right, two opposing forces We are determined to block as much as possible the economic and social projects of President Macron. While waiting to see more clearly, Emmanuel Macron refused on Tuesday the resignation of the Prime Minister, Élisabeth Borne, and asked him to expedite current affairs , without his retention in office being assured in the medium term. Time is running out for the President of the Republic if he wants to bring some political clarity before starting a diplomatic marathon on Thursday, which will see him participate in a European Council in Brussels, a G7 summit in Germany, another of NATO in Madrid, then a UN conference in Lisbon. With AFP and Reuters
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