DIRECT. Legislative 2022: Eric Zemmour prolongs the suspense as to his possible candidacy

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Eric Zemmour did not reveal his intentions. During the launch of the campaign of the Reconquête! party, Saturday, May 7 in Paris, the former journalist made the suspense last as to his possible candidacy for the legislative elections. “I will tell you in the next few days how I will fight this battle”, said the former presidential candidate. Follow our live.

Family reunion on the left. Jean-Luc Mélenchon landed on Saturday as the main opponent of Emmanuel Macron, during the convention of the “New popular ecological and social union” (Nupes), Saturday in Aubervilliers. “We are writing a page in the political history of France”proclaimed the rebellious leader.

New salvo of nominations of the majority. The parties supporting Emmanuel Macron unveiled a second wave of invested candidates on Saturday. We find there in particular the former Minister of the Interior Christophe Castaner, the ex-LR Thierry Solère and a few ministers like Olivier Véran, Franck Riester or Brigitte Bourguignon.

The Republicans have also launched their legislative campaign by reaffirming their independence in the face of temptations to leave for Macron, which did not prevent MP Robin Reda from taking the plunge. “Nothing is settled, things are changing on the pitch”, said party president Christian Jacob. “We have some assets, with an important territorial anchoring”, also estimates Sunday on franceinfo Jean-François Copé.

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