Regional in France: Éric Dupond-Moretti, Minister and now candidate
Éric Dupond-Moretti announces his candidacy for regional in Hauts-de-France.
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Text by: Valérie Gas Follow
Éric Dupond-Moretti announces his candidacy for regional in Hauts-de-France in an interview with
La Voix du Nord
The Minister of Justice does not take the head of the list of the majority in the regional ones, but engages to carry the iron against Marine Le Pen and Xavier Bertrand.
It is a reinforcement of weight for Laurent Pietraszewski, the head of the list of the majority in Hauts-de-France.
Eric Dupond-Moretti is a "
voice that carries
", he is a man who "
defends values against the National Rally
", comments a deputy En Marche.
And in this region, land of choice for Marine Le Pen where she also represents herself once again at the departmental level, the commitment of the former tenor of the bar born in Maubeuge and become Minister of Justice of Emmanuel Macron indicates the will of the President of the Republic to do battle.
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A message which is also addressed to Xavier Bertrand, the outgoing president of the region, candidate for his re-election but also for the presidential one;
a pugnacious opponent, leading in the polls, who does not spare him and to whom Emmanuel Macron does not want to give a gift.
Éric Dupond-Moretti sets the tone by asserting: “
Unlike Mr. Bertrand, I do not want to hunt on the grounds of the National Rally.
I want to drive the National Rally out of this land
Enough to animate the campaign until the first round, the question being to know what alliances will be possible to block the RN in the second round.
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