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Emmanuel Macron struggles to find the right way to work with Elisabeth Borne


Highlights: 24 hours is a long time for a politician to be in charge of a country. It's a long way from being in charge to being in control of the country. But it's enough to make a difference to the lives of those who live in the shadow of the French Riviera. The French people are tired of being told what to do. They want to be able to say what they want to say without fear of reprisals from the French people. The time to act is now, and the time to do it well is now.

ANALYSIS - Twenty-four hours after reframing his prime minister for his remarks on the RN, the president assures her of his "confidence".

Twenty-four hours is a long time. But to let infuse, it's enough. This is in any case the time that Emmanuel Macron took to bring all his "confidence" to Elisabeth Borne, after having reframed it in the Council of Ministers for his remarks on the National Rally.

Sunday on Radio J, the prime minister had judged that the party of Marine Le Pen and Jordan Bardella was "heir" of Philippe Pétain, head of the Vichy regime, who collaborated with Nazi Germany. "The fight against the far right is no longer based on moral arguments. You will not succeed in making millions of French people who voted for the far right believe that they are fascists," the President of the Republic assured his government.

A remark interpreted as a reframing in good standing of the Prime Minister. And commented on in a loop by the entire political class for twenty-four hours. Enough to enrich the soap opera of tensions between the Élysée and Matignon...

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Source: lefigaro

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