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Between Bayrou and Macron, the delicate pas de deux of historic allies


STORY – Since 2017, relations between the Head of State and the President of the MoDem have formed a web of camaraderie, repeated advice and strong discontent.

It is past 8 p.m. and the chair is still empty facing Emmanuel Macron.

In the Salon des Ambassadeurs, at the Élysée Palace, this Wednesday, September 28, the Head of State invited to dinner all that macronie has senior officers to decide on the method of pension reform.

But the man who most strongly opposed one of the executive's scenarios - passing the text via an amendment - is late.

"You come?"

, asks him in a text message the secretary general of the Élysée, Alexis Kohler.

“I had noted 8:30 p.m.

,” later apologized François Bayrou.

It does not matter: the ally of the President of the Republic knows very well what he intends to say.

In a learned tone, he defends at length a


to take the time to give the


and the


of reform to the French.

He knows that his calls for


can annoy the head of state, anxious to cultivate a reforming posture.

“Around the table, one person took his risk.

I was elected president...

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Source: lefigaro

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