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Prime Minister Élisabeth Borne has submitted her resignation to Emmanuel Macron, who refused it “so that the government can remain on task”, the Elysée announced on Tuesday, while the President of the Republic is trying to resume the initiative in the face of the risks of blocking its reforms in the Assembly by receiving the leaders of the political parties for two days. Follow our live.
9:46 a.m .: Elisabeth Borne submits her resignation to the president, who refuses it
The head of government, Élisabeth Borne, submitted her resignation to Emmanuel Macron, who refused it “so that the government remains on task”. The Prime Minister will bring together the entire government at the start of the afternoon at Matignon.
9:35 a.m.: Christian Jacob of the Les Républicains party opens the ball for consultations
Six political leaders will be received successively today by Emmanuel Macron to seek “possible constructive solutions”, according to the formula of the Élysée: Christian Jacob (Les Républicains) opens the ball at 10 a.m., before Olivier Faure (Socialist Party) at 11 a.m., François Bayrou (Democratic Movement) at 2 p.m., Stanislas Guerini (Renaissance) at 3 p.m., Marine Le Pen (National Rally, RN) at 5.30 p.m. and Fabien Roussel (Communist Party) at 6.30 p.m.
The parade will continue on Wednesday with the leader of the Europe Écologie-Les Verts party, Julien Bayou, the number two of La France insoumise (LFI), Adrien Quatennens, and the president of the LFI group in the National Assembly, Mathilde Panot.
Adrien Quatennens and several other LFI officials have demanded the resignation of Prime Minister Élisabeth Borne, who will not be present at meetings with political parties. RN acting president Jordan Bardella said she had to “give up her apron”.
With AFP and Reuters