It is a “Navy blue” wave that falls on the National Assembly. The National Rally achieved this Sunday, June 19, during the second round of the legislative elections, a historic breakthrough. According to the first estimates of Ifop, the party of Marine Le Pen should obtain between 80 and 85 deputies. Unheard of in the Ve Republic.
Legislative 2022: projection of the new National Assembly
While the presidential majority presented during the between-two rounds, a republican front with very variable geometry, left and right agreed to very quickly accuse LREM of having raised the far right.
This is what the national secretary of Europe Ecology Les Verts (EELV) Julien Bayou did, who accused Emmanuel Macron and his party of having “make the steps” from the National Rally to the National Assembly. “The Macronie camp refused to choose and insulted us by putting an equal sign between us, its opponents, and the threat to the Republic represented by the far right”said the candidate in the 5e constituency of Paris from the Paris headquarters of the New Popular Ecological and Social Union (Nupes).
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“They wanted to avoid defeat at the cost of dishonor and tonight they have both defeat and dishonor”he launched. “Those who presented themselves as the dam made themselves the stepping stones for the mass entry of the far right into the National Assembly”he continued, expressing a mixture of “anger, pride and hope” given the results of the second round of the legislative elections.
La Nupes accuses, Le Pen is jubilant
In a speech, Jean-Luc Mélenchon denounced him, ” arrogance “ of the President of the Republic and his camp, who “twisted the arm of the whole country to be elected without anyone knowing what for”. For him, the rise of the RN in the National Assembly proves “the moral failure of these people who gave lessons to everyone, without stopping, and claimed to be a barrier to the National Rally”. The same ones who, according to him, “the main result will have been to have strengthened their ranks”. And to conclude:
“Out of 65 face-to-face meetings between Nupes and the RN, the macronie lesson givers were unable to give clear instructions in 52 cases. Which now disqualifies them from giving moral lessons to anyone. »Rout for Macron, half-hearted success for Mélenchon, historic breakthrough for the RN: all the results of the second round
“Emmanuel Macron’s strategy is a failure” reacted Rachida Dati this Sunday on BFMTV. “It’s: to get elected to the presidency, I bring up the far right, then with a left-wing prime minister, I bring up the far left…”. Mayor Les Républicains du 7e arrondissement of Paris judged that having brought the National Rally “at an extremely high level” will make the country “ungovernable”.
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The candidate of the National Rally Marine Le Pen for her part spoke from the Hénin-Beaumont bowling alley where she greeted “new faces” from the National Rally to the Assembly.
“This group will be by far the largest in the history of our family. We have achieved the objectives we set ourselves: to make Emmanuel Macron a minority president. she hammered, all smiles, in front of her activists.