the National Rally wants to repeal the pension reform “in the fall”

the National Rally wants to repeal the pension reform “in the fall”
the National Rally wants to repeal the pension reform “in the fall”

The National Rally is procrastinating. Pension reform raising the legal age to 64 “will be repealed in the fall” in the event of a victory for the RN in the legislative elections, declared outgoing deputy Jean-Philippe Tanguy, Monday June 17, on BFMTV, explaining that he did not want “make a mess” during the Olympic Games. Jordan Bardella had judged this subject “important”but not “priority”unlike the left united under the banner of the New Popular Front, which promises to repeal Emmanuel Macron’s reform from the summer. “The faster we go, the easier it is, because it has barely started to be applied”justified outgoing LFI deputy Eric Coquerel, on BFMTV. Follow our live stream.

Around sixty constituencies without a candidate Together. The presidential camp has decided not to present a candidate in a “sixty constituencies”, Prime Minister Gabriel Attal declared on RTL. The majority will support it “to another candidate”, from the right, from the left or from the Libertés, independents, overseas and territories group, deemed constructive. This is the case of outgoing LR deputies Michèle Tabarot, Marie-Christine Dalloz, Virginie Duby-Muller, Emilie Bonnivard, Nicolas Forissier, Philippe Juvin and Julien Dive. On the left, the macronie does not present a candidate against the socialist Jérôme Guedj, who is representing himself in Essonne outside the New Popular Front.

Official start of the campaign. After a week of twists and turns and confusion to urgently establish alliances and nominate candidates, the lightning campaign for the first round of the legislative elections on June 30 officially begins under high tension, Monday June 17. Since 6 p.m. Sunday, all candidates for one of the 577 deputy seats have been registered at the prefecture. Now time for field meetings, sending electoral propaganda and television spots.

The RN at the top of the polls. In the wake of its victory in the European elections, the National Rally is entering this campaign at the top of the polls, given around 30% of the votes. Jordan Bardella aims for prime minister despite his inexperience. Marine Le Pen wants to keep the presidency of the group in the Assembly and declared that she would not ask for the resignation of President Emmanuel Macron in the event of her camp’s victory.

A first gathering on the left. In second place, with 25% of voting intentions, the left achieved the feat of overcoming months of divisions in a few days under the banner of the New Popular Front. Its leaders are due to hold a first gathering Monday evening in Montreuil (Seine-Saint-Denis).

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