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  • Emmanuel Macron has finally made his choice and appointed Elisabeth Borne as Prime Minister.

    The first Council of Ministers of the new five-year term is to be held today, Thursday, when the French want to know: what will the "Borne government" look like?

  • This appointment took place less than a month before the legislative elections.

    On June 12 and 19, the French men and women will elect the 577 deputies of the National Assembly.

    Elections for which Elisabeth Borne remains a candidate in Calvados.

  • Yesterday, Wednesday, it was the Guerini-Peyrat affair that made the political news.

    LREM candidate Jérôme Peyrat, sentenced in 2020 for violence against an ex-companion, withdrew his candidacy after a series of criticisms.

    But especially after the same morning on France Info the general delegate LREM Stanislas Guerini described Jérôme Peyrat as "an honest man not capable of violence against women".

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8:24 am: La Nupes will unveil its joint program

La Nupes, the alliance concluded on the left between La France insoumise (LFI), the Socialist Party, EELV, and the PCF, will unveil at 11 a.m. this Thursday its common program for the legislative elections

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8:23 am: The French satisfied

According to an Odoxa poll for

Le Figaro

published on Wednesday, 57% of French people are satisfied with the appointment of Elisabeth Borne, 12 points less than when Edouard Philippe was appointed in May 2017 (69%).

Among them, an overwhelming majority (93%) consider that the appointment of a woman to Matignon is a good thing, but the prevailing feeling is that this point is rather secondary and that it is above all the policy that she will lead that counts. (65%).

Among the qualifiers attributed to Elisabeth Borne, the French believe that she has authority (71%) and that she is competent (69%), but 53% do not consider her sympathetic and 57% believe that it is not close to the concerns of the French.

8:22 a.m.: Terminal in front of the social partners

Elisabeth Borne, former Minister of Labor who will be responsible for quickly carrying out the pension reform project, must this Thursday afternoon join the representatives of the social partners, as well as the associations of elected officials.

8:21 am: Elisabeth Borne refines her government

The new Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne consulted widely on Wednesday, continuing to form the government.

Elisabeth Borne "continues the work of developing the government team", said those around her, without revealing an announcement date.

Less than 48 hours after taking office, the Prime Minister received Wednesday morning rue de Varenne Edouard Philippe who occupied the premises from May 2017 to July 2020. She also met with Bernard Cazeneuve, who was head of government between the end of 2016 and 2017.

Exchanges, at Matignon or by telephone, were also scheduled with the President of the Senate Gérard Larcher (LR) and the leaders of the majority: the President of the Assembly Richard Ferrand, the boss of the MoDem François Bayrou, the head of line of LREM deputies Christophe Castaner or even the boss of this party Stanislas Guerini.

8:14 a.m .: The recap of Wednesday's political day

Yesterday, it was the Guerini-Peyrat affair that made the political news.

LREM candidate Jérôme Peyrat, sentenced in 2020 for violence against an ex-companion, withdrew his candidacy after a series of criticisms.

But especially after the same morning on France Info the general delegate LREM Stanislas Guerini described Jérôme Peyrat as "an honest man not capable of violence against women".

To understand everything, here is our Wednesday live

Legislative 2022: Jérôme Peyrat (LREM) withdraws his candidacy, Stanislas Guerini apologizes for his remarks on this affair

Hello and welcome to this new live from the editorial staff of 20 Minutes devoted to political events in 2022. On the program: all the news on the negotiations between the parties as the legislative elections approach, the declared candidates, the programs, the little well-felt tackles (or not) and the first steps of Elisabeth Borne as Prime Minister.

To not miss any political echoes, stay connected with us until June 19th!

  • Policy

  • Elections

  • Legislative elections 2022

  • Nudes

  • Elisabeth Borne

  • Government

  • Emmanuel Macron

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