POLITICS Marine Le Pen was elected president of the National Rally group in the National Assembly, where she was the only candidate

National Assembly&nbsp ;: Marine Le Pen elected president of the RN group by acclamation

Marine Le Pen at the National Assembly on June 22, 2022 — Christophe ARCHAMBAULT/AFP

It’s by acclamation that Marine Le Pen was elected president of the National Rally group on Thursday. the National Assembly. It must be said that she was the only candidate. “ We received only one application for a job. the presidency of the RN group, that of Marine Le Pen. I will ask my dear comrades, dear colleagues, to proceed to a vote not to on a show of hands but by acclamation, » the presiding officer and deputy; from the North Sébastien Chenu. The 89 deputies of the group then rose to applaud their new president.

The group further appointed as a candidate for the presidency of the National Assembly S’Sébastien Chenu, and confirmed; as a candidate for the Finance Committee Jean-Philippe Tanguy, deputy; of the Somme, according to a press release. diffused immediately after the vote. The RN also seeks to the Assembly the posts of vice-president and quaestor.

The opposition heard by Emmanuel Macron

Arriving at; the meeting, Marine Le Pen was congratulated; that Emmanuel Macron, in his televised address on Wednesday evening, « heard, at Unlike his Minister for Relations with Parliament Olivier Véran, (…) consider that all political forces deserve to be respected ». But she judged that he “ didn’t understand what had happened; » in the second round of the legislative elections by asking the opposition to « take the first step » to build compromises. “ It’s at the majority to take the first step to amend his project » and “ take into account the opinion of »voters» “ The functioning of the National Assembly will require it to understand this reality », she added.

Given her new duties at the head of the group, Mrs. Le Pen had indicated that she would not take over the presidency of the party, sought by the current occupant of the post by interim Jordan Bardella, and perhaps Louis Aliot, vice-president of the movement and mayor of Perpignan .