Emmanuel Macron said Monday that interpretations that he had reframed Elisabeth Borne last week on the best way to confront the National Rally were "lapping", "soap bubbles".
What we wanted to do with the prime minister is not even literature but lapping, "said the head of state to the press on the sidelines of a trip to Mont-Saint-Michel.
Speculation about a reshuffle
Here too we need rigour, otherwise we create soap bubbles and there is not even foam. That's what happened," he insisted.
While the Prime Minister had just affirmed, in an interview on Radio J, that Marine Le Pen's party was an "heir of Pétain", the President judged, during the Council of Ministers on May 30 and the next day in front of the press, that it was necessary to fight the extreme right "by the substance and inconsistencies" of its proposals "rather than by moral arguments" or "historical".
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However, he assured that the head of government kept her "confidence". Elisabeth Borne had she said that her relationship with Emmanuel Macron was "very fluid". But this new dissonance between the two heads of the executive has revived speculation about a possible reshuffle soon, the Prime Minister being on reprieve at Matignon during the hundred days that the head of state gave her mid-April to relaunch her action after the pension crisis.