LE FIGARO. - How are you experiencing this fifth election to the presidency of the Senate?
Gerard LARCHER.- I begin this new mandate with enthusiasm and confidence that I have received 68% of the votes cast. This gives me the strength of the legitimacy of this large majority. This election is also the victory of the France of the territories that we embody, that of a counter-power in the face of the centrality, hyper-concentration and verticality of this governance. At the 19th Congress of Regions in Saint-Malo, the Premier received messages. If Elisabeth Borne arrived a little empty-handed, she left with a bag full of expectations in terms of decentralization.
Why do you insist on the importance of bicameralism?
With the alignment of the legislative elections with the presidential election, the Senate is the only institutional counterweight to the executive. In recent years, everyone has been able to see this through our contributions to the making of the law as...
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