loyal but vigilant support, François Bayrou on a thread
DECRYPTION – François Bayrou now shows his desire to close ranks on the reform, while the unity of the majority is weakened by several signs of “sling”.
Francois Bayrou doesn’t like anglicisms, but this one escaped him. With the approach of the debate on pensions in the National Assembly, scheduled from January 30, the graduate of classical letters warned: he wants to avoid the “flibustering”. Understand, in good French: parliamentary filibuster.
“We want the parliamentary debate to take place, not that it be short-circuited”, underlined the president of the Democratic Movement (MoDem) Wednesday, during his greetings to the press at the headquarters of the party, in Paris. Promised, he assured against an orange background, his parliamentarians will ensure “improve, clarify, work on the text” to find “better balances”. But they will play the faithful allies and will not participate in the “blocking” promised by the opposition.
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Vigilant support since the announcement of the arbitrations of the executive, François Bayrou now displays his desire to close ranks, while the unity of the majority is weakened by several signs of “sling”. Including in its movement…