Love lasts three years. After several weeks of intense consultations to define the " new path " for the end of the quinquennium, Emmanuel Macron finally decided. During a one-on-one interview with Édouard Philippe at the Élysée Palace this Friday morning, the two men agreed to end the Prime Minister's duties and to resign the entire government.
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The decision, which was made public by press release, takes effect immediately. In other words, the President of the Republic will have to tackle this weekend to form a new team. Ideally, it could see the light of day by Wednesday July 8, the date of the next Council of Ministers.
Le Havre City Council must meet to elect its mayor this Saturday
Two major obstacles are now appearing on the road to the head of state: defining a cast that would obey his new political priorities; and then hope that the suitors pass the test of the High Authority for the Transparency of Public Life (HATVP).
As for Edouard Philippe, he should, in all likelihood, take advantage of the end of his lease at Matignon to return to Le Havre, where he was largely re-elected in the second round of the municipal elections. Chance or coincidence, the City Council must meet this Saturday to choose its mayor.