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"66 million prosecutors": Emmanuel Macron's remarks spark controversy

2021-01-21T19:49:28.009Z

On both sides of the political spectrum, many elected officials reproach the president for not supporting "criticism" from citizens.



We have grown into a nation of 66 million prosecutors.

“This exit of Emmanuel Macron, on the sidelines of a trip to Saclay (Essonne) this Thursday, did not fail to react.

On both sides of the political spectrum, many elected officials have expressed their anger vis-à-vis the President of the Republic.

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Macron dreams of 66 million yes-no's.

(...) He definitely believes himself at the head of a company and not of a democracy!

», Criticized Clémentine Autain, deputy La France Insoumise de Seine-Saint-Denis, on Twitter.

After 'those who are nothing' and the 'refractory Gauls', here are the '66 million prosecutors'!

Macron,

for whom 'a king in France'

was

missing

, really has a serious problem with democracy.

In 2022, outside the monarch.

», Added his colleague from the North, Adrien Quatennens.

An allusion to the monarchy taken up by the ex-LREM deputy of Val d'Oise, Aurélien Taché, who hammered on the social network: "

Of (s) prosecutors no.

Of (s) citizens, who as in any democratic regime, demand accountability from their rulers and from whom the figure of the king is not lacking. "

"Democracy is being accountable"

On the right, The Republicans have also stepped up to the plate.

The deputy of the Alpes-Maritimes, Eric Ciotti, estimated that Emmanuel Macron had "

a problem with the people

".

The criticism of its action by the French is not that of prosecutors but of enlightened and free citizens!

Accepting popular criticism is also the republican spirit

, ”he declared.

"

Democracy is to be accountable

", as for him recalled the boss of senators LR Bruno Retailleau.

The president of the National Rally, Marine Le Pen, finally joked about the situation.

"

Virus or not, there is at least one thing that does not change, it is the propensity of Emmanuel Macron to vilify the French all the time!

», She affirmed.

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While the sequence quickly turned on social networks and fueled criticism, the new spokesperson for La République en Marche, Maud Bregeon, defended the comments made by Emmanuel Macron.

"

In no case has the president blamed the French,

" she declared on BFMTV.

On the contrary, he launched a call to them: a call to continue to move forward together, a call to continue to take risks, to experiment with things (...).

Of course we have the right to criticize!

"

Source: lefigaro

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