After François de Rugy and Christophe Castaner, the MP for Yvelines Aurore Bergé formalized on Saturday 1er August his candidacy for President of the group La République en Marche (LRM) on the Nationwide Meeting in September.
She is the third to run as a candidate to move the bulk group on the Palais-Bourbon in view of the succession of Gilles Le Gendre, criticized internally and who will go away workplace firstly of the varsity yr. The ballot is scheduled for September 9 and 10 to unveil the outcomes on the opening of the LRM parliamentary days, organized in Amiens on the 10 and 11 of the identical month.
Like Christophe Castaner the day earlier than, she stated she had " need " to be president of the group, in a letter to her colleagues on the finish of the parliamentary session within the Meeting. “We frequently doubted. Some have left, others now not come: this should clearly and collectively problem us ", provides the candidate, referring particularly to the 2 new teams within the Meeting joined by LRM deputies.
Former juppeist and near Edouard Philippe
“You already know the place I'm from. But when I’ve chosen to give up the appropriate, it’s not in order that the concepts of the conservative proper will prevail (however for) construct one thing else, different concepts, different strategies ", assures this former Juppeist identified near the previous Prime Minister Edouard Philippe. She additionally says she needs to defend a bunch "Which erases its private fights for the advantage of the one fights which might be worthy: these of our collective".
Aurore Bergé is among the deputies crucial of the presidency of Gilles Le Gendre, weakened by the departures over time of elected representatives of the LRM group, till the formation in Might of a ninth political group within the left wing then a tenth to the appropriate wing, inflicting LRM to lose absolutely the majority.
Mr. Le Gendre, 62, was destabilized firstly of June after the revelation of a be aware addressed to Emmanuel Macron on a cupboard reshuffle wherein he appeared to plead for a change of prime minister and proposed – which he denies – a brand new authorities casting. With him, your entire group management staff – some 25 MPs he had chosen – must go away. This reorganization might coincide with adjustments on the head of the presidential get together.