“2017 rule is maintained” and battered ministers will have to resign, Elysée warns

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5:15 pm : How are you @Clement. The Together! consisting of LREM, MoDem and their allies are favorites in this election. And if the president’s majority maintains its advantage in the Assembly, it is logical that the current government of Elisabeth Borne should be renewed. For the 14 members of the government who are candidates for legislative elections, they will have to resign in case they lose the election. And so if some ministers lose, logically there will be a reshuffle to organize the government team.

5:15 pm : If LREM wins a majority in the assembly, what will happen to the current government if the ministers lose/win? Will it be replaced, repaired or maintained?

4:19 pm : “The tradition and rules of the republic adopted in 2017 are maintained”said the Elysée to franceinfo, confirming the information from Figaro. In the list of ministerial candidates, we will see in particular the Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne, the Minister of the Interior Gérald Darmanin or the new Minister of Health Brigitte Bourguignon.

4:18 pm : Ministerial candidates for the legislative elections, on June 12 and 19, will have to resign in the event of defeat, the Elysée confirms to franceinfo.

4:58 pm : Mediapart has revealed that the new Minister of Solidarity, Autonomy and Disabled People, Damien Abad, has been accused of raping two women. MP for Ain “contest with the greatest force” these charges. Who is alerted? Has there ever been a complaint? Here is what we know about this case, the alleged facts from 2010 and 2011. (GEOFFROY VAN DER HASSELT / AFP)

1:45 pm : How to finance the Ecological Transition? Pascal Canfin, Chairman of the Environment Committee of the European Parliament, was asked about this on the set of “Political Questions”, France Inter, franceinfo and The world. “The promise we made is to spend 10 billion more per year of public money for ecology in France. Then we will try to connect public money and private money”, he argued.

1:49 pm : Damien Abad “contest with the greatest force” the “accusations of sexual violence” against him, the new Solidarity Minister said in a press release sent to the AFP. A statement that came after a Mediapart article reporting allegations of rape.

1:54 pm : “He shouldn’t be named anymore, because as far as I understand, his attitude towards women is open secret (…) I’m calling on the prosecutor to seize, that he can have an investigation.”
Julien Bayou, national secretary of Europe Ecologe-Les Verts, a candidate for the legislature and signatory of Nupes, took his place in the presence of Damien Abad in government.When you say ‘I have no reason to disbelieve the word of women, but …’, I think ‘but’ is pretty irritating to everyone ”he recorded on the set of “Sunday in politics”.

12:16 pm : The two of us guests in front of the set … Just a few minutes live on France 3! ⏰ https://t.co/SR25zvb61o

12:16 pm : What topics are we going to talk about today? Video response 👇 Two visitors to #Dimpol: 📍 @julienbayou (EELV) 📍 @PatrickMignola (MoDem) 📺 It’s 12:10 pm on @France3tv https://t.co/CcQhO3lFHX

1:55 pm : “Sunday in politics”, the political magazine of France 3, welcomes Julien Bayou, national secretary of Europe Ecologie-Les Verts, legislative candidate and signatory of Nupes, left-wing coalition, and Patrick Mignola, MoDem deputy, who represents the majority bloc Together. They were asked by Francis Letellier. To follow the debate, here.

1:56 pm : In campaigning for legislative elections, Elisabeth Borne felt that this local election was not the place for a debate with Jean-Luc Mélenchon. “This woman will be Prime Minister in a month. I will be a candidate to be Prime Minister in a month”, answers this afternoon the head of La France insoumise on the set of “Grand Jury”, on RTL and LCI. To the constituents, “The problems are national. National policy is at stake”he begged.

1:58 pm : “I cannot afford to see opposition in the National Assembly that only La France insoumise and the National Rally.. “

Guest of Europe 1, CNews and The echoes this morning, the President of the Senate, Gérard Larcher, felt that it was necessary “a debate after legislative elections” within his party, Les Républicains, which suffered a historic disaster in the presidential election a few weeks ago. “We have to build ourselves up again, to reimagine how we are together, and that will be the subject of the general elections.”

11:43 am : LIVE 🔴 Minister Damien Abad is accused of rape: “At this stage I am unaware and I do not know how to say more”, said Gilles Le Gendre, LREM deputy from Paris https://t.co/gBij5oG7Cq

11:47 : “At this stage I don’t know or have the ability to say more”, LREM deputy Gilles Le Gendre reacted this morning, asking franceinfo about Mediapart’s revelations about the accusations against Damien Abad, the new Minister of Solidarity, Autonomy and Persons with Disabilities.

11:48 : “I don’t know the reports against Damien Abad”, said Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne. “There is no impunity for anyone, women should free their speech”, he added, BFMTV reports. The head of government spoke as he traveled to Calvados, where he is running in the legislative election.

11:34 a.m : One of the two women accusing Damien Abad confirmed to Mediapart that the pick was found in a restaurant and a bar in 2010. “He offers champagne, I drink a glass. And there, blackout, until the morning. It never happened to me, especially after a glass”, he linked to the investigation site, showing that another woman also filed a complaint for “rape” in 2017 against the deputy. The investigation into these alleged facts was closed without further action. Contacted by Mediapart, Damien Abad disputes the facts.

11:28 : Damien Abad, former president of the Les Républicains group in the National Assembly, appointed Minister of Solidarity, Autonomy and People with Disabilities, has been accused of raping two women for alleged facts dating back to 2010 and 2011 , revealed by Mediapart. The Observatory of gender-based and sexual violence in politics confirms to franceinfo that it sent a “report by email” to La République en Marche and to Republicans about these accusations. Find more information in our article. Damien Abad, May 3, 2022, in Paris.  (STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN / AFP) (STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN / AFP)

11:16 am : These laws can also mark a certain suspense. The identity of the government depends in fact on the National Assembly. gold, if “legislative elections are a confirmation election” for the President of the Republic, this year, “This is the first time with slight doubt” of this majority, estimates Mathieu Gallard, director of studies at the Ipsos institute. This opens the way to new scenarios.

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10:42 : Almost after the presidential election, the French were again called to the polls. Legislative elections, an important moment in France’s political life, make it possible to elect 577 representatives to sit in the National Assembly to legislate and control government action. If you are having a hard time taking an interest in it, I will return to this article on many of this election’s issues. #LEGISLATIVE During the June 12 and 19 legislative elections, the French will choose 577 representatives to make up the National Assembly.  (ELLEN LOZON / FRANCEINFO)(ELLEN LOZON / FRANCEINFO)

10:25 am : “We have to ensure the financing of our social model. And announcing to the French that they will work less, heralding retirement at age 60, is lying to them. This is what the RN has done for many year.C It is also a proposal found in the Nupes program and unreliable.

In this interview on Sunday newspaperinsisted Elisabeth Borne “if we want to maintain the pay-as-you-go pension system, to which our countrymen are attached, we need to gradually work a little more”.

10:22 : The Sunday Journal dedicated the cover of its daily edition to Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne. In an interview, he goes back specifically to pension reform and conducts: “I won’t lie in French.”Cheap subscription to the Sunday newspaper with BOUQUET ePresse.fr

10:14 am : Here is a first point in the news earlier in the day:

Russia continues to invade eastern Ukraine. According to the governor of the Luhansk region“The Russians are making all their efforts to capture Sievierodonetsk”. “The city is being destroyed, just as they once destroyed Rubizhne and Popasna”, he denounced last night. Follow us live.

Météo France has put 13 departments on orange vigilance for storms. These are the Gironde, Charente, Vienne, Haute-Vienne, Dordogne, Lot, Lot-et-Garonne, Corrèze, Creuse, Puy-de-Dôme, Cantal, Haute -Loire and the Loire.

Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne defends pension reform project, insists her wish “Do not lie” in French. “The one who wants to believe in people is him doesn’t matter don’t tell the truth in French “said the head of government to The Sunday newspaper. Follow us live.

Kylian Mbappé will remain at Paris Saint-Germain until 2025. On the other hand, PSG will part ways with its sporting director Leonardo, in office from June 14, 2019.

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