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"You are not a prosecutor": Borne defends Dussopt against Nupes and reaffirms Macron's confidence in him


Supporting a "committed" minister, the head of government recalled that the "principle" of the "presumption of innocence" must apply.

The executive wants to close the ban.

Pinned down for suspicions of favoritism, which resurface in the midst of a challenge to the pension reform, Olivier Dussopt was able to count on Tuesday on the support of his Prime Minister.

During the session of questions to the government at the National Assembly, Elisabeth Borne reaffirmed that the Minister of Labor kept "

all (his) confidence

", as well as "

all the confidence of the President of the Republic


Who can believe (that Olivier Dussopt) is acting for the general interest and not for his career as an executor of low works?

“, had initially questioned the elected Insoumis Aurélien Saintoul.


You are not a prosecutor

," retorted, annoyed, the head of government.


Maybe I'll bring you back to reality (...).

We are not in a court, you are an elected official of the Nation, we are in the National Assembly!

“, she hammered.

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Against a background of heckling emanating from the benches of Nupes, Elisabeth Borne finally recalled "

a principle

", that of "

the presumption of innocence


She also praised “

a committed minister, who was a committed deputy, who was a committed mayor

”, when he was elected from Annonay (Ardèche).

For his part, Olivier Dussopt did not speak on the subject, contenting himself with answering later a question relating solely to the pension reform.

Targeted by the National Financial Prosecutor's Office (PNF) for "


", he has already made it known that he contested any "



Source: lefigaro

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