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Édouard Philippe's offensive shakes up the right wing of the majority


The former prime minister is due to launch his own center-right party on October 9. If the political initiative delights the ex-LR, it intrigues some macronists.

You don't get such an invitation every day.

On Wednesday, mayors discovered a very personal message in their mailbox, signed Édouard Philippe.

"I want to create a political formation"

, with a view to

"the structuring of the future majority"

, writes the former prime minister to the address of his network of elected officials


In bold, a date announces the appointment: October 9.

That day, the mayor of Le Havre (Seine-Maritime) wants to transform his city into the scene of a first show of force.

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A party founded and led for the first time by the Juppeist, fifteen months after his departure from Matignon: the initiative arouses the curiosity of elected Macronists, as much as it challenges them.

"It coughs internally,"

says a deputy Marcheur.

"His potential supporters want to remain discreet, others are worried about the place that his approach could take."

The loyalty of the former prime minister is not in question.

Le Normand, presented as the favorite political figure of the French

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Source: lefigaro

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