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Republicans defend an independence line


DECRYPTION – The LR party does not see how, in the current crisis, it could associate itself with a power which it considers responsible for French chaos in all its dimensions.

Independence, a lifeline for the right?

The idea of ​​a government contract with Emmanuel Macron is not in the majority among Les Républicains.

Officially, the party and its tenors defend the maintenance of their autonomy as a guarantee of a political space which they refuse to see reduced to a “


” duality leaving macronism alone against the radical parties.

Gérard Larcher, president of Les Républicains du Sénat, reiterated this clearly this week, recalling his personal attachment to an independent line and stressing the existence of "

deep differences

" with Emmanuel Macron.

We are not macronists

”, also hammered, in the columns of


, the leader of the senators, Bruno Retailleau, inviting those who would be tempted by such a rapprochement to look instead on the side of the presidential Renaissance party.

We are not macronists

Bruno Retailleau, president of the Les Républicains group in the Senate

Within the party, where this question has already been decided many times, President Éric Ciotti believes that nothing could change the equation…

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Source: lefigaro

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