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  • The Head of State confirmed on Saturday his "confidence" in Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne and entrusted her, this week, with the mission of probing whether a "government agreement" is possible. 

  • When Emmanuel Macron returns on Thursday from the G7 summits in Germany and NATO in Spain, Elisabeth Borne will have to make proposals "for a roadmap" and "for the composition of a new government of action" which will be put in place "in the first days of July", indicated the Head of State.

  • At the same time, the battle for the drill hole is being played out today.

    The big favorite to become the first woman president of the National Assembly?

    Yael Braun-Pivet.




Purchasing power: Before the battle in the Assembly, government and opposition advance their pawns to weigh on the bill


Robert Ménard would be ready to enter the government if Emmanuel Macron or Elisabeth Borne proposed to him

8:25 am: Why does Bruno Le Maire want to curb public spending?

In the midst of inflation and demand for state support, the Minister of the Economy on Monday advocated a massive curb on public spending.

Explanations in infographics with Jean-Loup Delmas, our economy journalist: 


Bruno Le Maire wants to curb public spending?

that's why

8:22 am: On the agenda of the Assembly

This Tuesday at 3 p.m. will officially begin the 16th legislature in the National Assembly.

The session will be chaired by the dean, José Gonzalez (RN), 79 years old.

The election of the President of the Assembly will then take place.

As a reminder Yaël Braun-Pivet is in the running.

The groups will then have until 6 p.m. to submit to the General Secretariat of the Presidency their composition as well as the list of deputies who are similar to them.

8:17 am: LFI and the RN excluded from any coalition project

Mathilde Panot (LFI) should be received Wednesday at 4 p.m. by Elisabeth Borne.

however LFI and the RN have already been excluded from any coalition project by Emmanuel Macron, who does not consider them to be "government parties".

8:15 am: The refusals of the opposition parties

For the time being, the opposition parties have all ruled out entering the government from the outset.

Elisabeth Borne therefore says she can count on 252 deputies, seven more than the 245 of the presidential majority, but far from the 289 necessary to have an absolute majority.

“The Republicans will be neither in the position of obstruction, nor in that of compromise”, reaffirmed the deputy LR Julien Dives on France info, specifying that his party would deal “case by case, text by text, project by project ".

8:12 a.m .: Borne does not renounce a government agreement, specifies those around him

8:10 a.m.: Terminal continues the negotiations

Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne continues her negotiations on Tuesday to avoid blockages in the absence of an absolute majority in the National Assembly, but the Macron camp should however manage to elect Yaël Braun-Pivet, the first woman to this post.

After her first consultations with the presidents of majority groups, Aurore Bergé (Renaissance), Jean-Paul Mattéi (Modem) and Laurent Marcangeli (Horizons), the Prime Minister enters the tough Tuesday by meeting in turn the leaders of the LR, socialist, communist and ecologist groups in the Assembly.

In a letter she sent to them on Monday, the Prime Minister explained that she took note of their refusal "to enter into a dynamic of coalition building or an overall agreement with the majority group" but added that she would nevertheless like " deepen our discussion to better identify the essential points of convergence and disagreement".

From 9 a.m., she will receive Olivier Marleix (LR), then Boris Vallaud at 7 p.m. and Julien Bayou and Cyrielle Chatelain (EELV) at 8 p.m.

Hello and welcome everyone!

These legislative elections under the Fifth Republic had historic results, marked by the explosion of the scores of the National Rally and the failure of the presidential party to obtain an absolute majority in the Assembly.

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will therefore continue to follow and compile the events of this new political day for you live.

This week, Emmanuel Macron entrusted a mission to Elisabeth Borne: to probe whether a "government agreement" is possible.

A challenge that promises to be difficult when some in the majority do not believe in it themselves and the opposition has already refused to serve as a "crutch".

But Elisabeth Borne must also make a “Covid-19” point today, while the battle for the perch is being played out in the National Assembly.

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