Marine Le Pen: Macron pretends the people support him

As you know, French President Emmanuel Macron’s party and centrist allies Together! his coalition, named after, was in the lead in the second round of the French legislative elections, but lost an absolute majority in the National Assembly. Over the next five years, the ruling party will have 246 seats in the 577-strong National Assembly, which has had 345 deputies so far. An absolute majority requires 289 votes.

Another significant change in French politics is that its challenger, Marine Le Pen’s party, with 89 members of the right-wing National Concentration, could form an independent faction again after 1986. However, the politician resigns as a party chairman so that she can concentrate on parliamentary work.

In his first speech since Sunday’s election, Emmanuel Macron called on parties to work together and compromise after losing an absolute majority in parliament. His intention to form a majority was immediately rejected, he reported Euronews.

Far-left leader Jean-Luc Mélenchon called Macron’s speech a commonplace and asked Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne to put the government’s plan to the vote. He said the executive is weak and the National Assembly is strong. The Prime Minister, as in all democracies around the world, must seek the confidence of MPs before the National Assembly. If you don’t get it, you have to cancel.

Marine Le Pen responded in a Twitter post to Macron: “After losing an absolute majority on Sunday, the president still pretends to believe the French people voted for his presidential project, a worrying and unclear project. Macron pretends the people support him. ”

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