He wants to beat the recall of the troops.
A few days before the first round of regional and departmental, scheduled for June 20 and 27, François Baroin has decided to come back down to the arena to support right-wing candidates everywhere in France.
You don't see me morning, noon and night on television, because I hardly do any more media,
" warns the president of the Association of Mayors of France (AMF) straight away, as if to give more weight to its exit.
On the other hand, I am very attached to my political family
," he adds, in the columns of
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A time expected to run for the presidential election of 2022 under the colors of the Republicans, the mayor of Troyes (Aube) had informed his relatives last year that he would not go, as revealed by
to the time.
But the absence of a "natural candidate" in his camp increased the pressure from his friends.
To the point of making him change his mind?
Today, I want to bring what I can, in the service of this idea of clarity,
" he dodges, saying he wants to get out of the "
wolf trap of the fight between Macron and Le Pen
", deemed "
deadly for the country and politics
"It is not because we do not register in a tournament that we no longer practice"
However, the former minister of Nicolas Sarkozy knows better than anyone that the Fifth Republic always ends up imposing the question of incarnation, in addition to the project. “
The great personalities of our political family have left the scene. We no longer have a former president or former prime minister who aspire to compete,
”he admits, moreover. According to him, this requires all Republicans to work together, to quickly embody "
a credible alternation of government
" capable of winning next spring.
At LR, there is a succession in all generations,
” he emphasizes. "
In mine, the oldest, there is a great possibility of offering responsibilities at the national level
," he adds in the process. Without however specifying to what extent he will play his part. "
It is not because we do not register in a tennis tournament that we no longer practice tennis, that we no longer watch tennis and that we wash our hands of it
", slips he insisted on "
the importance of organizing a selection method
". And to admit that he himself is seen as "
the new hope
" by many.