While the outgoing president promised Saint-Denis more resources for working-class neighborhoods, the candidate of the National Rally (RN) warned against the
social rampage what she thinks her re-election will entail.
Traveling to Roye, a city in the Somme where she obtained more than 40% of the votes in the first round, to meet truck drivers affected by the rise in fuel prices, Marine Le Pen presented herself as the
candidate from France who works.
I have every chance of winningassured Marine Le Pen the day after the televised debate, even if 59% of French people found that Emmanuel Macron had been the most convincing, according to an Elabe poll for BFM TV, and that the latest voting intention surveys give a ten point lead to the outgoing president.
In a meeting in the evening in Arras (Pas-de-Calais), Marine Le Pen castigated a
Emmanuel Macron nonchalant, condescending and of limitless arrogance. A president should not behave like this.
Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen clashed on Wednesday evening with a restraint in reverse of their 2017 game, which did not prevent acid clashes over purchasing power and Islamism and the diplomatic issues of the moment, such as the Ukrainian conflict and the future of the EU.
According to figures released by Médiamétrie, the debate brought together 15.6 million people across all broadcast channels, compared to 16 million during the 2017 debate which had turned into a disaster for the RN candidate.
The exchanges left many observers hungry, like the third man in the first round, Jean-Luc Mélenchon, who said on Twitter that he was sorry to have witnessed such a
messas the two finalists compete for his voters.
It is also in Saint-Denis (Seine-Saint-Denis), a city which voted 61% in favor of the leader of La France insoumise, that Emmanuel Macron arrived on Thursday, once again choosing a rather hostile ground to put
within reach of the French, as he likes to repeat.
It doesn’t change fast enough, life doesn’t change fast enoughacknowledged the Head of State.
All the inhabitants of these popular neighborhoods are a chance for the Republicinsisted Emmanuel Macron.
We do not solve any problem by separating a part of our society, by discrediting this population.
Macron promises resources for neighborhoods
saying to themselves
listeningincluding his opponent, Emmanuel Macron promised, if he is re-elected,
an increase in resources for working-class neighborhoods, particularly for young people (early childhood, education, access to employment), the fight against
unfit housingsecurity and economic development.
Faced with the presidential camp which blames Marine Le Pen for the
imprecision of its program, the RN hammered all day the accusations of
arrogance who had already fueled the Yellow Vests movement.
Emmanuel Macron is the country’s number one insulter. When he insults Marine Le Pen, in reality it is the French people he is insultingattacked the president of the RN, Jordan Bardella, on BFM TV.
In Arras, Marine Le Pen announced herself in
president of respectwhile appealing to the
There is no fatality: if the people vote, the people windid she say.
People of France, get up, regain your confidence, defend your past, defend your present and above all on Sunday, defend your future.
We will winreplied the crowd of some 4,000 people, many of whom were waving tricolor flags.
La France Insoumise is for its part turned towards the
third roundthe legislative elections of June 12 and 19, during which Jean-Luc Mélenchon on Wednesday called on the French to
elect him prime minister by forcing Emmanuel Macron to cohabit.
We had at the same time a president in all his social arrogance, who was never challenged finally, really and seriously by Marine Le Pen. I don’t understand why she was so softpretended to wonder the deputy of Seine-Saint-Denis, Alexis Corbière.
On the side of the outgoing president, we denounce a trial of intent.
Me, I did not see any arrogance in Emmanuel Macron yesterday. I saw the determination, the conviction to defend his project, and he is right. We attack him, so he defends himselfcommented Bruno Le Maire.
Emmanuel Macron expressed after the debate his regret for not having talked more about ecology, which has become a major subject between the two rounds in the quest for the support of left-wing voters, and described by Bruno Le Maire as
great white and great emptiness of Marine Le Pen’s project.